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Theory of Social Justice in Nursing

August 8, 2017 by


Our current featued article is titled “Emancipatory Nursing Praxis: A Theory of Social Justice in Nursing” by Robin R. Walter, PhD, RN, CNE.  In the short video below, Dr. Walter shares what she sees as the important take-aways from her study.  I hope you will not only view the video, but also download this article […]

Issue Topic Planned on Emancipatory Nursing

March 8, 2017 by


We are delighted to announce the addition of a new issue topic for ANS Volume 41 Number 4!  Manuscripts are due April 15, 2018, so there is ample time to wrap up your project and plan for this issue!  Here are the details: Emancipatory approaches to nursing research and practice have escalated in the context […]

Moving beyond Rhetoric to Action: Understanding Inequalities to Health Care Services

October 9, 2014 by


Rhetoric admonishing nurses and other health care professionals to address inequalities in health care is a common message; it is less often that we learn about concrete action to do just that!  In our current featured article, titled “Understanding Inequalities in Access to Health Care Services for Aboriginal People: A Call for Nursing Action” the […]

When the Unimaginable is Real

September 19, 2014 by


Dilmi S. Aluwihare-Samaranayake, MSN, MBA, author of our current featured article titled “Representations, Forbidden Representations, and the Unrepresentable Creating Visibility for Mapping Emancipatory and Transformative Nursing Praxis,” brings to light the plight of people who suffer unimaginable suffering and harm.  She proposes that our inability, even unwillingness, to represent these horrific experiences in written and […]

Informed Advocacy: An Emancipatory Nursing Perspective

July 12, 2014 by


The current ANS featured article is titled “Informed Advocacy: Rural, Remote, and Northern Nursing Praxis.”  In this article, the authors, Karen MacKinnon, PhD, RN; Pertice Moffitt, PhD, RN present present a synthesis of their combined research about nursing practices in Western and Northern Canada. They compared the stories of rural Canadian public health nurses with feminist […]

Caring as Emancipatory Nursing Praxis

June 13, 2014 by


The new featured article in the current ANS issue challenges readers to examine values and believes that form a foundation for nursing as caring within complex technical and economically driven systems. The article, titled “Caring as Emancipatory Nursing Praxis: The Theory of Relational Caring Complexity,” is authored by Marilyn A. Ray, PhD, RN, CTN-A, FAAN and […]

Overcoming “status quo bias” – a call for innovative action

November 6, 2013 by


The first featured article from the latest ANS issue focusing on “Innovations in Health Care Delivery” is the guest Editorial by Paula N. Kagan, PhD, RN.  Dr. Kagan’s scholarship is grounded in critical/emancipatory feminist perspectives, and she is the primary Editor of the forthcoming (2014) text  Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis. Routledge […]