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Nursing & empire : gendered labor and migration from India to the United States / Sujani K. Reddy.

By: Reddy, Sujani K [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781469625096; 1469625091; 9781469625089; 1469625083Other title: Nursing and empireSubject(s): Nursing -- India -- History | Nursing -- United States -- History | Nursing -- Manpower -- India | Nursing -- Manpower -- United States | India -- Emigration and immigration -- History | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration | Emigration and immigration | Nursing | India | United States | Health & Biological Sciences | Nursing | Women | Population Dynamics | History, Modern 1601- | Asia, Western | Health Occupations | Professional Practice | Humanities | North America | Demography | Asia | Organization and Administration | Disciplines and Occupations | Persons | Americas | Population Characteristics | Epidemiologic Measurements | Social Sciences | Geographic Locations | Health Services Administration | Named Groups | Health Care | Geographicals | Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena | Public Health | Environment and Public Health | Emigration and Immigration | History | Nursing | United States | History, 20th Century | History of Nursing | India | Women, Working | Women, Working -- history -- United States | Women, Working -- history -- India | History, 20th Century -- United States | History, 20th Century -- India | History of Nursing -- United States | History of Nursing -- India | Emigration and Immigration -- history -- United States | Emigration and Immigration -- history -- India | Nursing -- manpower -- United States | Nursing -- manpower -- India | Nurses, International -- history -- United States | Nurses, International -- history -- IndiaGenre/Form: History. | Electronic books. | Electronic books. DDC classification: 362.17/3068 LOC classification: RT13.I5NLM classification: WY 11 JI4Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Feminizing the Christian medical mission -- Searching for Salome -- Reconstructing the imperial nation -- Remaking mother India -- From Kerala to America -- Putting the "foreign" in nurse im/migration -- Indian nurses navigate the U.S. division of nursing labor -- Workers and wives.
Summary: In this rich interdisciplinary study, Sujani Reddy examines the consequential lives of Indian nurses whose careers have unfolded in the contexts of empire, migration, familial relations, race, and gender. As Reddy shows, the nursing profession developed in India against a complex backdrop of British and US imperialism.
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 25, 2015).

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Feminizing the Christian medical mission -- Searching for Salome -- Reconstructing the imperial nation -- Remaking mother India -- From Kerala to America -- Putting the "foreign" in nurse im/migration -- Indian nurses navigate the U.S. division of nursing labor -- Workers and wives.

In this rich interdisciplinary study, Sujani Reddy examines the consequential lives of Indian nurses whose careers have unfolded in the contexts of empire, migration, familial relations, race, and gender. As Reddy shows, the nursing profession developed in India against a complex backdrop of British and US imperialism.

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