Chapter 6: Investigating Women Nurse Academics' Experiences in Universities: The Importance of Hope, Optimism, and Career Resilience for Workplace Satisfaction

Glass, Nel
January 2007
Annual Review of Nursing Education;2007, Vol. 5, p111
Academic Journal
Book Chapter
Chapter 6 of the book "Annual Review of Nursing Education" is presented. It explores the experiences of women nurse academics who participated in a feminist, ethnographic study which involved four countries, including Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the U.S., over an 8-year period. It highlights the competitive university cultures and the hope and optimism of nurse academics, as well as the workplace violence and vulnerability they experienced.


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