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Introduction

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Caring practices are essential for the survival, development, and social functioning of human beings, but until recently have generally been overlooked as a moral grounding for a theory of justice. ... More


The Nature of Caring and the Obligation to Care

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Caring is usually defined either too narrowly or too broadly to support a moral and political theory. This chapter outlines a definition of caring that is better suited for guiding the development of ... More


Care Theory and Domestic Politics

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Care theorists have described a number of elements of a political theory of caring, but have not fully elaborated the basic political institutions and policies of a caring society. This chapter takes ... More


Care Theory and International Relations

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the question: What does it mean to care for others in international relations? Sara Ruddick, Fiona Robinson, and others have outlined international relations theories based upon ... More


Care Theory and Culture

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the cultural institutions and arrangements best suited for fostering in people a positive disposition toward caring, including the sentiments of sympathy and compassion. A brief ... More


The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Daniel Engster

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book proposes a new framework of political justice based upon the practice of caring. Integrating the insights of earlier care theorists with the concerns of traditional justice theorists, the ... More


Care Theory and Economic Justice

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Political and economic theorists have generally ignored caring practices in outlining accounts of economic justice. Building upon the work of recent feminist theorists, this chapter develops a theory ... More


Morals from Motives

Michael Slote

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138375
eISBN:
9780199833696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138376.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Since the revival of virtue ethics, most work in virtue ethics has been Aristotelian in inspiration. This book draws, however, from the virtue‐ethical tradition of British moral sentimentalism a la ... More


Considerations of Care and Considerations of Justice

Diemut Elisabet Bubeck

in Care, Gender, and Justice

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279907
eISBN:
9780191684319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279907.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the relations between considerations of care and justice in the context of women's exploitation. It argues that the principles of justice have an important place in an ... More


Discipline and the Ethics of Care—Constructing Caregiver Discourses from an Urban Poor Area in Tanzania

Sofia Johnson Frankenberg

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Most caregivers regard it as their responsibility to teach children to behave appropriately. What is appropriate behaviour and how to make children behave as they should varies according to the local ... More


Carers

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Older people can be involved in care work, either as the givers of care, or as the recipients of it. This chapter looks at the rights and responsibilities of those carers. It demonstrates the ways in ... More


Multiculturalism and Caring Ethics

Sarah Scuzzarello

in On Behalf of Others: The Psychology of Care in a Global World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385557
eISBN:
9780199864669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385557.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The chapter provides an attempt to establish a dialogue between critical multiculturalism and an ethics of care. Through the prism of ethics of care, the chapter addresses some basic problems with ... More


A Feminist Ethics Response to the Skeptic

Anita M. Superson

in The Moral Skeptic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195376623
eISBN:
9780199871551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376623.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter examines three responses to the action skeptic offered by care ethicists who reject self‐interest based contractarianism for reasons relating to its assumption of abstract individualism. ... More


Feminism, Context, and Care

Tom Tomlinson

in Methods in Medical Ethics: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195161243
eISBN:
9780199950317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161243.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

Feminism is perhaps most commonly identified with a political goal: identifying and correcting conditions which contribute to the oppression of women, or of others more generally. But where there are ... More


The Impossibility of Perfection: Aristotle, Feminism, and the Complexities of Ethics

Michael Slote

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790821
eISBN:
9780199919185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790821.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Most people think that the difficulty of balancing career and personal/family relationships is the fault of present‐day society or is due to their own inadequacies. But in this major new book, ... More


Special Treatment for Lovers: Marriage, Care, and Amatonormativity

Elizabeth Brake

in Minimizing Marriage: Marriage, Morality, and the Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774142
eISBN:
9780199933228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774142.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Chapter 4 takes up the question of whether marriage is valuable because it promotes caring relationships. At a distance from care ethics, I argue that care is motivationally and epistemologically ... More


Introduction: the critical significance of care

Marian Barnes, Tula Brannelly, Lizzie Ward, and Nicki Ward

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The ethics of care has developed substantially since its early articulation by Gilligan as distinct from justice ethics. Much of its power derives from its capacity to offer insights into care as ... More


charting responsibilities: From Established Coordinates to Terra Incognita

Margaret Urban Walker

in Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter offers a sustained critique of Robert Goodin's use of his Principle of Protecting the Vulnerable. Goodin does not succeed in demonstrating that the vulnerability principle, which ... More


Connections with Care Ethics and Romanticism

Micheal Slote

in The Impossibility of Perfection: Aristotle, Feminism, and the Complexities of Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790821
eISBN:
9780199919185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790821.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

There seems to be a tension between the present book and care ethics, as practiced by the present author and others. Care ethics privileges thinking traditionally associated with women, but the ... More


Knowing Yourself and Your Professional Responsibilities

James C. Raines and Nic T. Dibble

in Ethical Decision Making in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199735853
eISBN:
9780199863457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735853.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Ethics requires self-knowledge on the part of the ethical agent. This self-knowledge can be broken down into three categories. Knowing one's own ethical orientation means understanding whether you ... More


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