Feminist Ethics and Social Policy: Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

Feminist Ethics and Social Policy: Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

By: Rianne Mahon (editor), Fiona Robinson (editor)Hardback

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This book will be of interest to a students and scholars in a wide range of disciplines, including politics and public policy, gender studies, sociology, and philosophy.

About Author

Rianne Mahon is the CIGI Chair in comparative social policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University. Fiona Robinson is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University. Other contributors: Christina Gabriel, Olena Hankivsky, Hironori Onuki, Ito Peng, Joan Tronto, Yuki Tsuji, Fiona Williams


Introduction / Rianne Mahon and Fiona Robinson Part 1: The Transnational Movement of Care 1 Towards a Transnational Analysis of the Political Economy of Care / Fiona Williams 2 Migration and Globalized Care Work: The Case of Internationally Educated Nurses in Canada / Christina Gabriel 3 The Global Migration of Care Labour: Filipino Workers in Japan / Hironori Onuki Part 2: Transnational Influence of Care Discourses 4 Transnationalizing (Child) Care Policy: The OECD and the World Bank / Rianne Mahon 5 Social Investment Policy in South Korea / Ito Peng 6 Reimagined Intimate Relations: Elder and Child Care in Japan since the 1990s / Yuki Tsuji Part 3: The Transnational Ethics of Care 7 Care Ethics and the Transnationalization of Care: Reflections on Autonomy, Hegemonic Masculinities, and Globalization / Fiona Robinson 8 The Dark Side of Care: The Push Factors of Human Trafficking / Olena Hankivsky 9 A Feminist Democratic Ethics of Care and Global Care Workers: Citizenship and Responsibility / Joan C. Tronto Conclusion: Integrating the Ethics and Politics of Care / Rianne Mahon and Fiona Robinson Notes References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774821056
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9780774821056
  • weight: 480
  • ISBN10: 0774821051

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