German, Canadian and Dutch academic teachers and students came together in a workshop on care ethics which was organized at the university of Vechta (Germany) on June 15, 2018. Continue reading Contested care – how to approach it in a care-ethical way?
Care theory started out as a critical epistemology that added a different, a female voice to morality. As a political ethics, care theory has moreover turned its attention to political practices and institutions that beget inequality and power asymmetries through political practices of gendering and racializing, and thereby devaluing and marginalizing, care work and carers. Continue reading The relevance of critical insights of postcolonial theory