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Description - The Sociology of the Caring Professions by Pamela Abbott

This text discusses the role of the caring professions and reforms in the welfare state, assessing the impact on organizational roles and relationships. It includes more on the concept of "caring" than the previous edition and includes pressing contemporary themes to the late 1990s such as managerialism, training and education, the skills mix, control and legal relationships, the "new" nursing and gender and care. The book should be of value to those studying sociology, social policy, nursing and social work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857289039
ISBN-10: 185728903X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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