Part of the Health and Welfare Group Seminar Series
You may find the following questions helpful to your reading and thinking in advance of the sessions.
- What would be the place of justice in a world founded on an ethics of care?
- Is care timeless or an outdated notion?
- Is dependency a virtue or a social problem?
- How useful is gender in the analysis of care?
Readings for this session (available by clicking the author):
Daly, M. and Lewis, J. (2000), ‘The concept of social care and the analysis of contemporary welfare states’, British Journal of Sociology, 51 (2): 281-98.
Kittay, E., with Jennings, B. and Wasunna, A. (2005) ‘Dependency, Difference and the Global Ethic of Longterm Care’. The Journal of Political Philosophy. 13 (4): 443-469.
Dunn, M., Clare, C. and Holland, A. (2008) ‘To empower or to protect? Constructing the ‘vulnerable adult’ in English law and public policy’. Legal Studies. 28 (2): 234-253.
Burman, S. (1996), ‘Intergenerational Family Care: Legacy of the Past, Implications for the Future’, Journal of Southern African Studies, 22 (4): 585-598
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