The Nurse’s Uniform as Ethopoietic Fashion

@article{Hardy2017TheNU,
  title={The Nurse’s Uniform as Ethopoietic Fashion},
  author={Susan Hardy and Anthony Corones},
  journal={Fashion Theory},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={523 - 552}
}
Abstract This article argues that the nurse’s uniform is a form of ethopoietic fashion. In doing so it sheds new light on the history of nursing uniforms whilst also introducing and illustrating key aspects of a theory of ethopoietic fashion. The article shows that efforts to design and embody nursing identity and character through dress are central to nursing history and practice. 

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