A month ago Italians elected a new parliament. In this article, Brunella Casalini, associate professor of Political Philosophy at the School of Political Science (University of Florence, Italy), argues that Italy’s post-democratic scenario needs careful attention. Continue reading A post-democratic scenario needing careful attention
In his PhD research, conducted between 2011 and 2017, Michael Kolen examines the everyday interaction between youths with a mild intellectual disability (hereafter: MID) and the attending care professionals. This article provides a summary of the research report, which is in Dutch and can be accessed through http://hdl.handle.net/11439/2932 . You can read this summary in Dutch and German here, Continue reading Everyday interaction between youths with a mild intellectual disability and the attending care professionals examined
Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Leuven 6 – 9 February, 2018
The conference theme is Nomadic Inquiry: Continue reading Second European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry
In this article Zuzana Uhde (Czech Academy of Sciences) develops a critical analysis of transformations of the idea and practice of women’s emancipation in late-modern western society under the influence of globalizing advanced capitalism. It builds on analyses of feminist critical theory and critical globalization studies and argues that global capitalism initiates processes in which the practice of emancipation is distorted. Continue reading From Women’s Struggles to Distorted Emancipation The interplay of care practices and global capitalism
The introduction of Barcoded Medicine Administration (BCMA) is based on the assumption that when human action is eliminated as much as possible, drug distribution becomes safer. Marcel Boonen investigated the implications of this assumption. Below the summery of his dissertation. Continue reading Nurses in space
The issue of “comfort women” of Japanese Imperial troops invited us to rethink of how to repair the past war-crime and how to respond to survivors’ claims to seek justice. The article by Yayo Okano argues that the ethics of care and care theories have at least three advantages to answer the questions because it focuses responsively on structural violence, proposes a new idea of relational selves, and takes the social connection model to justice. Continue reading Why has the ethics of care become an issue of global concern?