Reflections on whiteness: racialised identities in nursing

Allan, Helen T. ORCID logoORCID: (2022) Reflections on whiteness: racialised identities in nursing. Nursing Inquiry, 29 (1) , e12467. pp. 1-9. ISSN 1320-7881 [Article] (doi:10.1111/nin.12467)

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In this article, I discuss structural domination of whiteness as it intersects with the potential of individual critique and reflexivity. I reflect on my positioning as a white nurse researcher while researching international nurse migration. I draw on two large qualitative studies and one small focus group study to discuss my reactions as a white researcher to evidence of institutional racism in the British health services and my growing awareness of how racism is reproduced in the British nursing profession.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special Issue on Anti-Racism
Keywords (uncontrolled): racialised identities, racism in nursing, whiteness, international nurse migration
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Adult, Child and Midwifery
Item ID: 34004
Notes on copyright: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Allan, H. T. (2021). Reflections on whiteness: Racialised identities in nursing. Nursing Inquiry, 29,e12467, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions. This article may not be enhanced, enriched or otherwise transformed into a derivative work, without express permission from Wiley or by statutory rights under applicable legislation. Copyright notices must not be removed, obscured or modified. The article must be linked to Wiley’s version of record on Wiley Online Library and any embedding, framing or otherwise making available the article or pages thereof by third parties from platforms, services and websites other than Wiley Online Library must be prohibited.
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Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2021 17:07
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