Citizenship and the Ethics of Care: Feminist Considerations on Justice, Morality and Politics

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Overview

The author proposes a new political concept of an ethics of care that will integrate themes from feminist ethics and gender in concrete examples taken from the practice and discourse of care, those found in parental rights issues, health care education, the family and in

the public health sector.

and participate in a democratic society (Canadian Woman Studies)

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Sevenhuijsen (women's studies, U. of Utrecht, Netherlands) argues for a re-evaluation of care from a feminist perspective. She proposes a new political concept of an ethics of care that will integrate themes from feminist ethics and gender theories. Her feminist political theory is grounded in concrete examples taken from the practice and discourse of care found in parental rights issues, health care, education, the family, and the public health sector. Of interest to health workers, researchers, and students. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415170819
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/6/1998
  • Pages: 208
  • Lexile: 1480L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 'Has head, hands, feet and heart' 1
2 The morality of feminism 36
3 Paradoxes of gender: ethical and epistemological perspectives on care in feminist political theory 69
4 Care and justice in the public debate on child custody 90
5 Feminist ethics and public health-care policies: a case-study on the Netherlands 122
Notes 149
Bibliography 169
Index 191
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