TITLE

Critical Theory as a Philosophical Base for Nursing Science

AUTHOR(S)
Boulos, Pierre; Rajacich, Dale
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Guidance & Counseling;Fall2003, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
What does it mean to "know" in nursing science, and how can the nursing profession rightly be said to contribute to, let alone have, knowledge? To answer this question, the authors explore critical theory as an emancipatory tool for nursing research and practice, against the backdrop of a paternalistic and positivistic medical model.
ACCESSION #
16876915

Tags: CRITICAL theory;  NURSING -- Practice;  NURSING -- Research;  NURSING -- Vocational guidance;  THEORY of knowledge

 

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