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NET2019 - Islamophobia and Nurse Education

Muslim student nurses describe personal experiences of Islamophobic discrimination in Nursing and Nurse Education. Using observations and interviews in the university setting, our data show that: students experience discrimination from overt Islamophobia to subtle, aversive microinvalidations based on religion and ethnicity; and the discrimination occurs on campus, at breaks and while travelling to the university. Our analysis suggests that students’ reactions to these experiences of racism and Islamophobia are nuanced and involve rationalisation and analysis of their experiences. We use intersectionality to show how Islamophobia and racism are entwined as discriminatory forms in Nurse Education.    

NET2019 - David Ring
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