Policy and Politics for Nurses : Action and Change in the Workplace, Government, Organizations and Community

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Pub. Date: 1993-08-01
Publisher(s): Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Table of Contents

Policy and Politics: A Framework for Actionp. 3
Feminist Perspectives on Policy and Politicsp. 18
A Response to Chapter 2: A New Look at Maternal-Child Health Policy: Through a Feminist Lensp. 32
Historical Overview: Policy, Politics, and Nursingp. 36
Learning the Ropesp. 47
Vignette: Capitol Connections: Networking in Actionp. 62
Vignette: A Legislative Fellowship for Critical Care Nursesp. 63
Vignette: Rising to the Top in Public Policyp. 64
Policy Development and Analysisp. 71
The Dynamics of Public Policy: A Walk Through the Processp. 88
Politics: A Humanistic Processp. 104
Perspectives on Powerp. 118
Political Analysis: Structure and Processp. 129
Dynamics of Conflict and Conflict Managementp. 149
Vignette: Principled Negotiatingp. 163
Collective Strategies for Actionp. 166
Vignette: The Story of North General Hospital: A Model Coalitionp. 177
Vignette: Networkingp. 179
Public Relations and the Mediap. 184
Ethical Issues: Politics, Power, and Policyp. 200
Case Study: Rationing Health Care: The Oregon Storyp. 208
Contemporary Issues in the Workplacep. 223
Analyzing Your Workplacep. 241
Interdisciplinary Politicsp. 254
Creating a Supportive Work Environmentp. 268
Vignette: Addressing Occupational Hazardsp. 279
The Politics of Collective Bargainingp. 282
Vignette: The Hawai'i Experience: Building the Bridge from Collective Bargaining to Public Policyp. 302
Collective Participation in Workplace Decision Makingp. 306
When the Workplace is Academia
Faculty Perspectivep. 329
Student Perspectivep. 341
The Politics of Nursing Researchp. 347
Case Study: Transforming the Workplace: The Experience of Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlantap. 358
Contemporary Issues in Governmentp. 370
Health Care Financing: Politics and Policyp. 385
Legislative and Regulatory Processesp. 399
Nursing and the Courts: A Strategy for Shaping Public Policyp. 412
Local Governmentp. 421
State Governmentp. 433
Vignette: Working the Executive Branch: An Inside Viewp. 444
Vignette: The Nurse Is a Regentp. 447
Federal Governmentp. 451
Political Appointments: Getting Appointedp. 467
Vignette: The New York State Governor's Task Force on Rape and Sexual Assault: Appointment and Processp. 474
Political Partiesp. 478
Vignette: Being a Party Delegatep. 482
Lobbying Policymakers: Individual and Collective Strategiesp. 488
Vignette: A Legislator's Perspectivep. 498
Vignette: Congressional Staff Perspectivep. 501
The American Voter: Political Campaigns and Nursing's Leadershipp. 505
Vignette: Pilgrim in Politicsp. 517
Vignette: Managing a Campaignp. 524
Case Study: The Nurse Becomes a Legislator: Making a Differencep. 531
Contemporary Issues in Nursing Organizationsp. 539
You and Your Professional Organizationp. 549
Vignette: Transforming an Organization to Influence Public Policyp. 559
Political Action Committeesp. 562
Vignette: Nurses and PACs Working Together to Make a Difference in Mainep. 572
Organizations in Actionp. 577
American Association of Critical-Care Nursesp. 577
American Holistic Nurses' Associationp. 578
American Nephrology Nurses' Associationp. 580
American Nurses Associationp. 582
Association of Operating Room Nursesp. 584
Association of Rehabilitation Nursesp. 587
Emergency Nurses Associationp. 588
NAACOG: The Organization for Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursesp. 589
National Student Nurses Associationp. 590
Nurses for National Health Carep. 592
Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairsp. 594
Oncology Nursing Societyp. 596
Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associatesp. 597
Case Study: Professional Commitment and Professional Activities: The American Public Health Associationp. 599
Contemporary Issues in the Communityp. 611
Working with the Community for Changep. 622
Vignette: Recalling the Governor of Arizona: A Nurse Mobilizes the Communityp. 628
Vignette: Working with the Public School Health Advisory Councilp. 630
Vignette: Serving Nursing and the Community as a Board Member in Health Care Organizationsp. 632
Nursing and the International Communityp. 636
Vignette: Health and Human Rights in El Salvador: A Report on Four U.S. Public Health Commissionsp. 645
Vignette: The Canadian Experience: Nurses Identify the Voidp. 648
Policy, Politics, and Foundationsp. 653
Vignette: Policy, Politics, and Grants: Two Examplesp. 663
Case Study: The Community and Childbearing Centersp. 667
End Case Study: Nurses, Consumers, Activists, and the Politics of AIDSp. 677
Afterwordp. 699
Appendix A: The Hatch Actp. 701
Appendix B: Internships and Fellowshipsp. 704
Appendix C: Voter Registration Drivep. 713
Appendix D: Telephone Canvassing Scriptp. 718
Appendix E: Policy, Politics and Nurses Course Syllabusp. 720
Appendix F: Nursing's Agenda for Health Care Reform: Executive Summaryp. 727
Indexp. 730
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