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Disability and Human Rights

“Human Rights” has been one of the most influential concepts of the past three centuries and it is still an essential constituent of modern conceptions of State and society. With the 1948 UN Declaration, human rights has become an even more pervasive concept, shaping everyday interactions at all levels, changing the language and rhetoric of politics, permeating literary works, movies, arts and media.  Continue reading Disability and Human Rights

Tronto: Care and Feminist Theory

On 16 January 2015 the Master Care Ethics and Policy (University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht) organised a research meeting on the initiative of Joan Tronto, who was visiting the Netherlands. When thinking about what subject to address, those involved decided to tie in with questions among current students about the feminist roots of ethics of care.

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