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journal for qualitative research

ISSN 1211-5770
Registration code MK ČR: E 8364
Published by the civil association Casopis Biograf
Krompach 26, 47157
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Biograf 2022/75

Caring in democracy and caring democracy

Veronika Valkovičová

Caring in democracy and caring democracy

The monograph Care ethics, democratic citizenship and the state is a result of collective effort of scholars from various academic fields who employ the perspectives of feminist care ethics to the problems arising in different geographical locations and contexts. As they address recent issues of political theory, public policies, and bureaucratic organisations, the authors discuss the concept of democratic caring state and criticise neoliberalising tendencies of the current political systems. The book is divided into two parts: the first is dedicated to the political theory of care, while the second branches into the areas of education, migration or social services.


care work; care ethics; democracy; political theory; justice.


URBAN, P. / WARD, L., eds. (2020): Care ethics, democratic citizenship and the state. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 318 stran. ISBN 978-3-030-41436-8.

Biograf themes:

Care and maintenance


VALKOVIČOVÁ, V. (2022): Starostlivosť v demokracii a starostlivá demokracie [Caring in democracy and caring democracy]. Biograf (75-76): 11 paragraphs. Avalaible at [last access20. 07. 2024]

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