skip to content
The compassionate temperament : care and cruelty in modern society Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The compassionate temperament : care and cruelty in modern society

Author: Natan Sznaider
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001.
Series: Postmodern social futures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

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.  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sznaider, Natan, 1954-
Compassionate temperament.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001
(OCoLC)652266838
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Natan Sznaider
ISBN: 0847695557 9780847695553 0847695565 9780847695560
OCLC Number: 44425540
Description: ix, 129 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Sociology of Public Compassion --
2. Pain and Compassion --
3. Cruelty to Children --
4. Democracy and Child Welfare --
5. The Universalization of Compassion.
Series Title: Postmodern social futures.
Responsibility: Natan Sznaider.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This book lucidly attacks the persisting idea that modernity weakens moral solidarity. It shows clearly that compassion does not descend from 'tradition,' but arises from both capitalism and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44425540> # The compassionate temperament : care and cruelty in modern society
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "44425540" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/957135308#Place/lanham_md> ; # Lanham, Md.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mdu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/957135308#Topic/altruisme> ; # Altruïsme
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/806239> ; # Altruism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863073> ; # Civilization, Modern
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/303.4/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/847566> ; # Caring
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/957135308#Topic/cultuur> ; # Cultuur
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/957135308#Topic/zorg> ; # Zorg
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/954850> ; # Helping behavior
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2001" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/117434767> ; # Natan Sznaider
   schema:datePublished "2001" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/957135308> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/957135308#Series/postmodern_social_futures> ; # Postmodern social futures.
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/652266838> ;
   schema:name "The compassionate temperament : care and cruelty in modern society"@en ;
   schema:productID "44425540" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44425540#PublicationEvent/lanham_md_rowman_&_littlefield_2001> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/957135308#Agent/rowman_&_littlefield> ; # Rowman & Littlefield
   schema:url <http://digitool.hbz-nrw.de:1801/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=1372055&custom_att_2=simple_viewer> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780847695553> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780847695560> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44425540> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/957135308#Agent/rowman_&_littlefield> # Rowman & Littlefield
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Rowman & Littlefield" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/957135308#Series/postmodern_social_futures> # Postmodern social futures.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44425540> ; # The compassionate temperament : care and cruelty in modern society
   schema:name "Postmodern social futures." ;
   schema:name "Postmodern social futures" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/806239> # Altruism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Altruism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/847566> # Caring
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Caring"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863073> # Civilization, Modern
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Civilization, Modern"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/954850> # Helping behavior
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Helping behavior"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/117434767> # Natan Sznaider
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1954" ;
   schema:familyName "Sznaider" ;
   schema:givenName "Natan" ;
   schema:name "Natan Sznaider" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780847695553>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0847695557" ;
   schema:isbn "9780847695553" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780847695560>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0847695565" ;
   schema:isbn "9780847695560" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/652266838>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Compassionate temperament." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44425540> ; # The compassionate temperament : care and cruelty in modern society
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.