Lisa Scullion presented a paper at the conference Ethics and social welfare in hard times (Londen. 1,2 September 2016). The topic of her paper: Conditionality and welfare; exploring marginalized voices. We asked Scullion for a summary of her paper and thank her for providing it. Continue reading Transition from asylum support to mainstream welfare
Late modern society expects us to take life and dying in our own hands. Dying is under the spell of designing one’s final journey. We have to take care of ourselves, have to be active and autonomous untill the very end. Continue reading Dying from a care ethical perspective
The shock results of Brexit and Trump have given way to blame. This risks further fracturing social relations between different groups feeling uncared for. Care ethics offers a perspective on alliance building as a way forward. A care ethical perspective on Brexit and Trumpism Continue reading Alliance building rather than blaming
From this perspective, it becomes easier to see that people who voted for Trump did so, in part, because they thought their needs for care were being ignored.
Part II of a series of care ethical comments on the US elections. Continue reading The meaning of Trump’s election for caring democracy?
In Relationale Verantwortung (2016), Jorma Heier reexamines and enriches the care ethical concept of relational responsibility to reframe the political entanglement of harmful structural actions of citizens and institutions in the global North that bear down upon the conditions and migrations of people in the global South. Continue reading Relational responsibility : a matter of care towards past and future
The recent United States Presidential Election have drastically increased the sense of precarity for many individuals resulting in protest and unrest.
Part I of a series of care ethical comments on the US elections. Continue reading US elections and its backdrop: precarity and fear