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American Catholic Hospitals : A Century of Changing Markets and Missions

By: Wall, Barbra.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (261 p.).ISBN: 9780813551081.Subject(s): Catholic hospitals -- Social aspects -- United States -- History | Catholic hospitals -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Catholic hospitals -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Catholic hospitals -- United States -- Marketing -- History | Catholicism -- history -- United States | History of Nursing -- United States | History, 20th Century -- United States | History, 21st Century -- United States | Hospitals, Religious -- history -- United States | Medical care -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History | Nuns -- United States -- History | Nursing -- Religious aspects -- History | Religion and Medicine -- United States | Social Change -- history -- United States | Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Social change -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Social Marketing -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American Catholic Hospitals : A Century of Changing Markets and MissionsDDC classification: 362.11088/2 | 362.110882 LOC classification: RA975.C37 W33 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Illustrations and Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Notes; Index
Summary: In American Catholic Hospitals, Barbra Mann Wall chronicles changes in Catholic hospitals during the twentieth century. Wall explores the Church's struggle to safeguard its religious values. As hospital leaders reacted to increased political, economic, and societal secularization, they extended their religious principles in the areas of universal health care and adherence to the Ethical and Religious Values in Catholic Hospitals, leading to tensions between the Church, government, and society. Wall undertakes unprecedented analyses of the gendered politics of post-Second Vatican
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Contents; Illustrations and Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Notes; Index

In American Catholic Hospitals, Barbra Mann Wall chronicles changes in Catholic hospitals during the twentieth century. Wall explores the Church's struggle to safeguard its religious values. As hospital leaders reacted to increased political, economic, and societal secularization, they extended their religious principles in the areas of universal health care and adherence to the Ethical and Religious Values in Catholic Hospitals, leading to tensions between the Church, government, and society. Wall undertakes unprecedented analyses of the gendered politics of post-Second Vatican

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BARBRA MANN WALL is the Thomas A. Saunders III Professor in Nursing at the University of Virginia School of Nursing. Her book Unlikely Entrepreneurs: Catholic Sisters and the Hospital Marketplace, won the 2006 Lavinia Dock Award for Best Book, American Association for the History of Nursing.

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