Caring Society? by Michael Fine
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Caring Society?
By Michael Fine

A Caring Society?

Care and the Dilemmas of Human Services in the 21st Century

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Caring Society? by Michael Fine

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Care is no longer a private concern. In the twenty-first century, characterized by population aging, family fragmentation and the entry of women into the paid workforce, it has become a major public issue. This important text offers a systematic, 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333993392
ISBN-10: 033399339X
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 137mm x 14mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Fine

MICHAEL FINE is Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Deputy Director, Centre for Research on Social Inclusion at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

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