Caring and Gender

Caring and Gender

by Francesca M. Cancian, Stacey J. Oliker
     
 

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Using engaging case studies and research findings, this lively new book from the Gender Lens Series challenges the notion that care-giving is a 'natural' pattern and demonstrates how it is thoroughly social. Written in an inviting and readable style, the authors address complex issues about caring, making them accessible to undergraduate students and lay people.See more details below

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Using engaging case studies and research findings, this lively new book from the Gender Lens Series challenges the notion that care-giving is a 'natural' pattern and demonstrates how it is thoroughly social. Written in an inviting and readable style, the authors address complex issues about caring, making them accessible to undergraduate students and lay people.

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Timothy Diamond
"Caring and Gender is a splendid synthesis of ideas and research that capture caring as work: intricate, invisible, underpaid and done mostly by women. It also helps bring us to a new appreciation of that work, and helps lead us toward its proper recognition."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759117273
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
09/06/1999
Series:
Gender Lens Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
190
File size:
2 MB

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