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Author Rogers, Chrissie
Title Critical Approaches to Care : Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (241 pages)
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Series Relationships and Resources Ser
Relationships and Resources Ser
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Notes on contributors -- Endorsements -- 1 Understanding care and thinking with care -- PART I Caring within educational institutions -- Part I Summary: caring within educational institutions -- 2 Reclaiming care in early childhood education and care -- 3 Revisiting care in schools: exploring the caring experiences of disengaged young people -- 4 At risk pupils and the 'caring' curriculum -- 5 A discourse analytic study of power as caring relations in Philippine university classrooms -- PART II Caring amongst communities and networks -- Part II Summary: caring amongst communities and networks -- 6 A different way of caring? An exploration of alternative health care relationships -- 7 'Men's business'? Black men's caring within black-led community organisations -- 8 Tea and Tupperware: mommy blogging as care, work, and consumption -- 9 Researching 'care', family and neighbourhood in Tehran, Iran -- PART III Caring for and about families -- Part III Summary: caring for and about families -- 10 Foster care in ambiguous contexts: competing understandings of care -- 11 Intellectual disability and mothering: an engagement with ethics of care and emotional work -- 12 Working at post-divorce family life: the feminist ethics of care as a framework for exploring fathering after divorce or separation -- PART IV Caring across the life course -- Part IV Summary: caring across the life course -- 13 Who cares? Exploring the shifting nature of care and caring practices in sibling relationships -- 14 Care arrangements of transnational migrant elders: between family, community and the state -- 15 Caring after death: issues of embodiment and relationality -- References -- Index
What does 'care' mean in contemporary society? How are caring relationships practised in different contexts? What resources do individuals and collectives draw upon in order to care for, care with and care about themselves and others? How do such relationships and practices relate to broader social processes? Care shapes people's everyday lives and relationships and caring relations and practices influence the economies of different societies. This interdisciplinary book takes a nuanced and context-sensitive approach to exploring caring relationships, identities and practices within and across a variety of cultural, familial, geographical and institutional arenas. Grounded in rich empirical research and discussing key theoretical, policy and practice debates, it provides important, yet often neglected, international and cross-cultural perspectives. It is divided into four sections covering: caring within educational institutions; caring amongst communities and networks; caring and families; and caring across the life-course. Contributing to broader theoretical, philosophical and moral debates associated with the ethics of care, citizenship, justice, relationality and entanglements of power, Critical Approaches to Care is an important work for students and academics studying caring and care work in the fields of health and social care, sociology, social policy, anthropology, education, human geography and politics
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rogers, Chrissie Critical Approaches to Care : Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2012 9780415613293
Subject Women - Family relationships
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Alt Author Weller, Susie
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