Nursing, obedience, and complicity with eugenics: a contextual interpretation of nursing morality at the turn of the twentieth century
Dierckx de Casterlé, B.
Journal of Medical Ethics 2006 February; 32(2): 117-122
This paper uses Margaret Urban Walker's "expressive collaborative" method of moral inquiry to examine and illustrate the morality of nurses in Great Britain from around 1860 to 1915, as well as nursing complicity in one of the first eugenic policies. The authors aim to focus on how context shapes and limits morality and agency in nurses and contributes to a better understanding of debates in nursing ethics both in the past and present.
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