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Care Ethics and Political Theory

Daniel Engster and Maurice Hamington


This book brings together new chapters on the nature of care ethics and its implications for politics from some of the most important philosophers working in the field today. Chapters take up long-standing questions about the relationship between care and justice and develop guidelines for the development of a care-based justice theory. Care ethics is further applied to issues such as security, privacy, law, and healthcare where little work has been previously done. Bringing care ethics into conversation with non-Western and subaltern cultures, authors further show how care ethics can guide an ... More

Keywords: care ethics, justice, political theory, feminism, applied ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198716341
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716341.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Engster, editor
Associate Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio

Maurice Hamington, editor
Executive Dean, Lane Community College and Research Associate, University of Oregon

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