David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Global Ethics 2 (1):91 – 110 (2006)
Approaches to global ethics have drawn on a number of diverse theoretical traditions, such as Kantianism and utilitarianism. While emerging frameworks contribute to a growing awareness of and interest in ethics within a global society, the values that they prioritize are not adequate for realizing a just, equitable and fair system of global governance. This article considers the possibilities of an alternative ethic - a feminist ethic of care - and explores how it can bear on present circumstances, including global inequity and injustice. This care ethic has been put forward as a viable normative approach to politics and policy. Little attention, however, has been paid to the potential of a care ethic within the globalization and ethics debate. This article illustrates how the values and corresponding principles of care, grounded in relationships and responsibilities, are essential to responding adequately to the current challenges of globalization. By examining the relevance of care in this context, the article seeks to broaden dominant ethical worldviews and contribute to the articulation of normative tools for examining globalization while at the same time avoiding the trappings of conventional universality - the abstract and a priori thinking typically associated with conceptions of global ethics.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Sheila M. Neysmith & Yanqiu Rachel Zhou (2013). Mapping Another Dimension of a Feminist Ethics of Care: Family-Based Transnational Care. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 6 (2):141-159.
Similar books and articles
Alisa L. Carse & Hilde Lindemann Nelson (1996). Rehabilitating Care. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 6 (1):19-35.
Fiona Robinson (2011). The Ethics of Care: A Feminist Approach to Human Security. Temple University Press.
David C. Bauman (2011). Evaluating Ethical Approaches to Crisis Leadership: Insights From Unintentional Harm Research. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 98 (2):281 - 295.
Aleksi Kuokkanen (2012). Constructing Ethical Patterns in Times of Globalization: Hans Küng's Global Ethic Project and Beyond. Brill.
Claudia Card (1990). Review: Caring and Evil. [REVIEW] Hypatia 5 (1):101 - 108.
Nigel Dower (2005). The Nature and Scope of Global Ethics and the Relevance of the Earth Charter. Journal of Global Ethics 1 (1):25 – 43.
Joy Kroeger-Mappes (1994). The Ethic of Care Vis-À-Vis the Ethic of Rights: A Problem for Contemporary Moral Theory. Hypatia 9 (3):108 - 131.
Michalinos Zembylas (2010). The Ethic of Care in Globalized Societies: Implications for Citizenship Education. Ethics and Education 5 (3):233 - 245.
Martin Woods (2011). An Ethic of Care in Nursing: Past, Present and Future Considerations. Ethics and Social Welfare 5 (3):266-276.
Fiona Robinson (2006). Care, Gender and Global Social Justice: Rethinking 'Ethical Globalization'. Journal of Global Ethics 2 (1):5 – 25.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads38 ( #48,771 of 1,101,833 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #52,381 of 1,101,833 )
How can I increase my downloads?