Compassionate Temperament : Care and Cruelty in Modern Society
This text argues that it is the nature of modernity to foster compassion. It offers a historical view to disprove the idea that modernity erodes moral sentiment and breaks down older social bonds. The book looks at the way in which modern society is building new and different social bonds
Print Book, English, 2000
Rowman & Littlefield,U.S., 2000
General (US: Trade).
144p : bibliog., index ; 22.9 cm.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Sociology of Public Compassion Chapter 3 Pain and Compassion Chapter 4 Cruelty to Children Chapter 5 Democracy and Child Welfare Chapter 6 The Universalization of Compassion Chapter 7 Conclusion Chapter 8 Bibliography