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The Crisis of Care,9780878405992

The Crisis of Care

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1/1/1996
Publisher(s): Georgetown Univ Pr
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Selected as Outstanding Academic Book by Choice magazine.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
Narrative: When Life Threatensp. 17
Understanding Caring in Contemporary Americap. 21
Narrative: Listening to the Heartp. 36
Caring as a Way of Knowing and Not Knowingp. 42
Narrative: Meeting at the Tablep. 63
Teach Us to Care and Not to Carep. 66
Narrative: No Safe Conductp. 80
The Caring Physician: Balancing the Three Es: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Empathyp. 83
Narrative: to Care is to Listenp. 95
Preparing Students for the Worldp. 97
Narrative: Photographp. 105
The Corrosion of Care in the Context of Schoolp. 109
Narrative: Death by Choicep. 119
Beyond the Ethics of Rightness: the Role of Compassion in Moral Responsibilityp. 123
Narrative: Beyond the Clinical Gazep. 144
Caring as Gift and Goal: Biblical and Theological Reflectionsp. 149
Narrative: Listening with Carep. 168
Philosophical Reflections on Caring Practicesp. 174
Contributorsp. 189
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