International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Reflections of Female Domination in the Profession over the Nursing Strength: Turkey Sample
Nuriye Buyukkayaci Duman

Today, nursing is a profession still dominated by women all over the world and in Turkey. In this sense; a society’s views of womankind and socio-cultural status of women in that society make up strong and weak sides of the nursing profession. In fact, the need for nursing profession from birth to death makes strong the profession at any rate. However; it is known in the studies conducted that members of the nursing profession rarely consider themselves strong. It may be argued that one of the most important reasons of this finding is such attributions as “weakness and incapacity” attributed to women by the social perspectives on gender.

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