An international meeting of care ethicists and political theorists was for the first time organized in Eastern-Central Europe. It was held under the title Caring Democracy: Current Topics in the Political Theory of Care in Prague Continue reading Caring Democracy: Current Topics
Is caring indeed establishing the very possibility to live together in a humane way? As care ethics has reflected on the presuppositions of a caring democracy it often has confronted neoliberalism, with its emphasis on the market instead of the state, as the hindrance par excellence to a caring well ordered society (e.g. Tronto,Barnes; in a different way Brugère). Continue reading Biebricher on neoliberalism
This book, a collection of articles on critical ethics of care and social work, is worthwhile reading for all who wish a better understanding of social work and its political importance. This political importance is unveiled by investigating social work practices from a ethics of care perspective, thus also showing the political nature of a critical ethics of care. Continue reading Critical Ethics of Care in Social Work
In this article Gideon Calder looks at the upcoming elections in the UK and at implications of the stronger mandate Theresa May is hoping for. Continue reading “This was always an unusual UK election”
Conference November 23-24, Prague
Keynote speaker at this conference is Joan Tronto (University of Minnesota, USA).
The aim of the conference is to elaborate on Tronto’s invitation to rethink the very substance of democracy from the care perspective. Continue reading Caring democracy: Current Topics in the Political Theory of Care
We should no longer allow the self-marginalization of care ethics by isolating ourselves from discussions with fellow travelling scholars: together there is more power to support care ethics’ political role, says Frans Vosman. Continue reading We should look for fellow travelers