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NUR 7106 - Advanced Practice of Family Nursing: Books

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For an overview or background information on various aspects of culture or social sciences related topics, the online encyclopedias linked in this center column are a good place to start.  For books or book chapters, try the catalog search blank in the box beneath this one.

Note: A catalog search will also retrieve nursing and clinical books and eBooks if there are any on your topic or focus area.

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Books to Help with your cultural assessment assignments:

List  of books that in the WSU catalog address culture, ethnicity, and/or family.  Limited to 2004-present.  


  • You may want to click on the title of the book to view the table of contents.  It is not always obvious from the book title that they will be relevant to cultural and/or family assessment.
  • This is still a very long list. Adding more specific keywords to the search will shorten the list.

Online Subject Encyclopedias-Good for Background Information

These are collections of subject specific online encyclopedias.  Unlike World Book, Britannica, or Wikipedia, they usually cover subjects based on their relevance to a very specific concept or frame of reference rather than trying to address the topic broadly over multiple areas of interest.  For instance, all the entries in the Encyclopedia of World Poverty (2006) would be written to address some aspect of poverty or socioecomomic status, rather than trying to address the topics in very broad and sometimes unrelated ways.

Subject encyclopedias are scholarly sources.

Cities: eBooks-Good for Background Information

Countries: eBooks-Good for Background Information

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