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Nursing Research: Can a feminist perspective make any contribution?

V Ehlers
Curationis | Vol 22, No 1 | a690 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v22i1.690 | © 1999 V Ehlers | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1999 | Published: 27 September 1999

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V Ehlers,, South Africa

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As more than 90% of the RSA’s nurses are women and as at least 50% of the health care clients are also women, nursing research can definitely benefit by incorporating feminist research approaches. Specific feminist research issues which could be relevant to nursing research include: * inherent themes in feminist research * feminist research methodology * gender stereotypes and nursing research * gender-based stereotypes of researchers * potential benefits of incorporating feminist research approaches in nursing research.


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