Auto-ethnography: Discrimination


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Auto-ethnography: Discrimination 
This auto-ethnography consists of my experiences of witnessing discrimination in nursing and having nurses confide their experiences with me. Upon reflection of these experiences, I concluded that discrimination takes multiple forms and is basically caused by perceptions of certain nurses as ‘other’ or totally different from the majority. While mainstream white nurses discriminate against black nurses and nurses of color, nurses also discriminate against patients from racial and ethnic groups, and against patients with mental health disorders. However, although a foreign culture and worldview play a major role in discrimination, they are not the only causes of the problem. I will compare...
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