A Caring Society?: Care and the Dilemmas of Human Services in the 21st Century

ISBN: 9780333993392
Publisher: Palgrave
Edition: 2006
Publication Date: 2006-11-14
Number of pages: 272
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In the twenty-first century, characterized by population aging, family fragmentation and the entry of women into the paid workforce, caring has become a major public issue. This book offers a comparative analysis of the sociology, philosophy and emergent practices of care in the context of the political economy of post-industrial societies.

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