Women, Health, and Choice

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Prentice-Hall, 1981 - Women - 278 pages

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A Philosophy of Health

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Margarete Sandelowski, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) School of Nursing and principal investigator of the Qualitative Metasynthesis Project on which this book is based. She is also director of the Annual Summer Institute in Qualitative Research held at UNC-CH School of Nursing. Dr. Sandelowski is one of three associate editors of "Research in Nursing & Health", and a member of the editorial boards of "Advances in Nursing Science, Field Methods, Journal of Mixed Methods Research, Nursing Inquiry", and "Qualitative Health Research". She is internationally recognized for her expertise in qualitative methods. She has more than 120 publications in both nursing and social science journals and books, with over 35 refereed papers on qualitative methods alone. The ethnographic work, "With Child in Mind: Studies of the Personal Encounter with Infertility" (1993), was awarded a national book prize by the American Anthropological Association. "Devices and Desires: Gender, Technology, and American Nursing" (2000), a social history of technology in nursing, has been favorably reviewed in both nursing and medical history journals.

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