To experience something profound and/or severe can change you and can influence how you act. This also applies to doctors and other professionals working in a hospital who suddenly become a patient due to illness or an accident. They end up in a position of being care dependent, with concomitant feelings of discomfort, anxiety and insecurity. Continue reading What if the doctor becomes the patient?
Review of Care and Vulnerability by Kari Martinsen, a Norwegian Professor of Nursing Science. Continue reading A different way of seeing enables another way of being in the hospital
Carol Gilligan is well-known for her book In a Different Voice that was of major importance for our understanding of moral as well as gender development. Her book Joining the resistance (2011) developed these ideas further in order to enable a more humane way of thinking about personal and political relationships. Continue reading Carol Gilligan: Joining the resistance
Applying Care Ethics to Business ( Hamington & Sander-Staudt, ed. 2011) is a multidisciplinary collection of original essays that explores the intersection between the burgeoning field of care ethics and business. It is the first book-length analysis of business and economic cases and theories from the perspective of care theory. Continue reading Applying Care Ethics to Business (2011) – Hamington & Sander-Staudt, eds.
The long awaited new book of Joan Tronto was released on April 12th, 2013. Continue reading Joan Tronto, Caring Democracy. Markets, equality and Justice