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Blurring Boundaries: Rethinking Gender and Care Augsburg Germany

The interdisciplinary Bavarian Research Association ForGenderCare invites authors to submit abstracts for the conference.

Call for Abstracts by August 31

New employment patterns, pluralized family forms, changing gender roles, altered conceptions of maternity and paternity, changed family care networks and the professionalization of hitherto rather privately organized care practices make it necessary to rethink care and its social organization.

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Questioning the Dutch political discourse regarding ‘completed life’

Should the state facilitate assisted suicide when someone develops a death wish on account of the prospect of needing a wheelchair? And what should the response be when, if it involves a couple, one of the two partners has this prospect and will likely need to move to a nursing home, so that the couple can no longer live together as before? Should there be a state-regulated organization to fulfil their shared wish to die? Continue reading Questioning the Dutch political discourse regarding ‘completed life’

Relational responsibility : a matter of care towards past and future

In Relationale Verantwortung (2016), Jorma Heier reexamines and enriches the care ethical concept of relational responsibility to reframe the political entanglement of harmful structural actions of citizens and institutions in the global North that bear down upon the conditions and migrations of people in the global South.  Continue reading Relational responsibility : a matter of care towards past and future