The collection of articles in Care Ethics, Democratic Citizenship and the State invites reflection on how to think about the democratic caring state within different contexts globally. In this article editors Lizzie Ward and Petr Urban present the publication.
2020 had started well for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. After securing a large parliamentary majority in the December 2019 election, little stood in the way of securing his promise to ‘get Brexit done’.Continue reading ‘Care-less government’: Brexit and coronavirus
A public book launch/webinar with four presentations by the book contributors including Joan Tronto.
The virtual book launch/webinar takes place on Zoom on Thursday, October 15 from 3pm to 4.30pm CEST (Prague/Bratislava time). The program includes an opening presentation of the book followed by four short talks by authors who contributed to the volume: Joan Tronto, Jorma Heier, Kanchana Mahadevan and Sophie Bourgault. The speakers will link the arguments of their chapters to current important political/social issues. Any attendee will have a chance to participate in the closing discussion.
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Being lecturer at the political theory department of the University of Osnabrück, Germany, Jorma Heier looks at Political Repair. The ethics of care helps to understand its importance. Jorma Heier explains why and how Continue reading Care Ethics and Political Repair
In 2018, Carol Gilligan revitalized her In a Different Voice with two co-authored books about the persistence of patriarchy locking out democracy and relational care. Continue reading In A Different Voice: Act Two
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