An earlier version of this paper was presented by Dingwall at an International Symposium, ‘Mit der Pflege in der Zukunft’ at the Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland, August 2000.
The implications of healthcare reforms for the profession of nursing
Article first published online: 20 DEC 2001
Volume 8, Issue 2, pages 64–74, 2001
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Dingwall, R. and Allen, D. (2001), The implications of healthcare reforms for the profession of nursing. Nursing Inquiry, 8: 64–74. doi: 10.1046/j.1440-1800.2001.00100.x
‘Caring for’ refers to the tasks of tending for another person and ‘caring about’ refers to one’s feelings for another person (Dalley 1996).
2 This section draws generally on Dingwall et al. (1988) and the detailed citations included there.
3 Although this point is probably most widely known through the work of French writers like Michel and Jacques Donzelot (1980), it is also broadly accepted by other social historians (e.g. Donajgrodski 1977).
4 In the case of midwifery, the feminist emphasis centred on the rights of women to be freed from (male) obstetricians and the medicalisation of child-birth, which provided the basis for an alliance between women as mothers and women as midwives. Whilst an orientation to the holistic emotion work of midwives was present in the midwives’ jurisdictional claims, it was not given the same prominence as it was in general nursing.
- Issue published online: 20 DEC 2001
- Article first published online: 20 DEC 2001
- Accepted for publication 19 February 2001
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