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Caring robots

caring robots

In the last two decades there has been significant reform in terms of what governments do, and how they work, as a result of the digital revolution. In some areas, governments have embraced these technologies and worked to enhance their effectiveness and efficiency. However, there have also been many cautionary tales of what can go […]

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Respecting moral diversity

moral diversity

Facing the death of other people, we are confronted with our deepest convictions of what makes sense and what does not.  A mother of four should not die of breast cancer in her mid 40s, for this runs contrary to whatever possible order of justice in the world. A beloved father in a vegetative state […]

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Call for papers:The making of care policy and practices

transforming care conference

4th Transforming Care Conference 2019 Changing priorities: The making of care policy and practices The International Journal of Care and Caring is pleased to support the 4th Transforming Care Conference, 24-26 June 2019, to be held at Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, Denmark on the theme: Changing priorities: The making of care policy and practices. Papers at the conference will be […]

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10 reasons to attend Global Carework Summit

Global Carework Summit

The Carework Network is organizing a three-day conference to bring together carework researchers from across disciplines and across the globe; June 9-11, 2019, Toronto, Ontario. Top ten reasons to attend the Global Carework Summit in Toronto Be inspired and challenged by Juliana Martinez-Franzoni, a leading scholar of care in Latin America, whose innovative work draws […]

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15 PhD’s for ENTWINE ‘How can we bridge the ‘Care Gap’

Entwine Informal Care

ENTWINE, The European Training Network on Informal Care ENTWINE is a 4-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovation Training Network (ITN), funded by the European Union and started as of September 2018. The Network will train 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) for high quality PhD training. Job description Mostly due to increased longevity and medical advances, the needs of […]

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3 PhD positions Delft University of Technology

Tilburg University

“Design for changing values: a theory of value change in sociotechnical systems”: energy systems, artificial intelligence and design strategies. Delft University of Technology offers three positions for PhD students as part of the research project Design for changing values: a theory of value change in sociotechnical systems. The entire project consists of 3 PhD positions […]

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Caring democracy: current topics in the political theory of care

Caring democracy: current topics

Introduction In 2013, political care ethicist Joan Tronto1)Joan C. Tronto is Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, Professor Emerita at the City University of New York and initiator of the Care Ethics Research Consortium www.care-ethics.org. applied a care-ethical view to democratic theory in her book Caring democracy: Markets, equality and justice, and invited scholars […]

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Medical versus care ethics

medical ethics

As a former medical student – but not a doctor – studying the field of care ethics, I was always interested in bringing these two worlds together. Whereas the dominant (bio)medical ethics in healthcare revolves around four principles – beneficence, non-maleficence, respect for autonomy, and justice – care ethics questions whether morality can be derived […]

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Call for Papers: Second Global Carework Summit

Global Carework Summit

The Carework Network is organizing a three-day conference to bring together carework researchers from across disciplines and across the globe; June 9-11, 2019, Toronto, Ontario. Carework Network The Carework Network is an international organization of scholars and advocates who focus on the caring work of individuals, families, communities, paid caregivers, social service agencies and state bureaucracies. Care needs are […]

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Flávia Biroli

Flavia Biroli

Interview with Flávia Biroli, Institute of Political Science, University of Brasília, Brasília, Brazil 1. Where are you working at this moment? I am a professor at the University of Brasília, Institute of Political Science, since 2005. 2. Can you tell us about your research and its relation to care ethics? My focus is on the […]

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