International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 3 (1):138-157 (2010)
|Abstract||It is through the writings of feminists that the concept of care and the practices of care have been given some attention. If it were not for these, care would still be considered a negligible practice of little or no theoretical interest. This paper intends to build upon the advances in feminist analyses of social policy, nursing, and philosophy that have engaged the topic and practices of care. Understanding that these practices are multiple, my analysis in this paper centers on those that are meant to help individuals, usually elders, accomplish the activities of daily living; such care practices are called custodial care.If custodial care is gaining governmental and even media attention,1 much conceptual work ..|
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