The potential contributions of critical social theory to nursing science.

@article{Browne2000ThePC,
  title={The potential contributions of critical social theory to nursing science.},
  author={Annette J Browne},
  journal={The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue canadienne de recherche en sciences infirmieres},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={35-55}
}
  • Annette J Browne
  • Published 2000 in
    The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue…
As a theoretical and philosophical orientation to science, critical social theory (CST) is increasingly used in nursing inquiry, theory, and practice to address oppressive sociopolitical conditions influencing health and health care. Although the emancipatory focus of CST is well aligned with nursing's social mandate, the examination of ontological and epistemological assumptions underlying CST reveal important incongruities in relation to the unique epistemological requirements of nursing… CONTINUE READING

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