New patterns for epistemic engagement in nursing

An exploratory study into the policy and practices of non-knowledge
  • Karen Jense
  • Bjørg Christiansen
Part of the The Knowledge Economy and Education book series (KNOW, volume 6)


This chapter examines knowledge work carried out by practising nurses with a focus on their efforts to develop, validate and secure knowledge. It takes as a point of departure that the logic of science comes forward in new ways and seeks to focus attention on the safeguarding of professional knowledge as a core responsibility.


Professional Practice Professional Knowledge Blind Spot Knowledge Society Genetically Modify Organism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen Jense
    • 1
  • Bjørg Christiansen
  1. 1.University of OsloNorway

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