By María Puig de la Bellacasa
To care can believe reliable, or it may consider undesirable. it might probably do stable, it will probably oppress. yet what's care? an ethical legal responsibility? A burden? A pleasure? Is it purely human? In Matters of Care, María Puig de los angeles Bellacasa offers a robust problem to traditional notions of care, exploring its value as a moral and political legal responsibility for considering within the greater than human worlds of technoscience and naturecultures.
Matters of Care contests the view that care is anything purely people do, and argues for extending to non-humans the honour of organizations and groups that make the residing internet of care through contemplating how care circulates within the wildlife. the 1st of the book’s components, “Knowledge Politics,” defines the motivations for increasing the ethico-political meanings of care, targeting discussions in technological know-how and know-how that interact with sociotechnical assemblages and gadgets as vigorous, politically charged “things.” the second one half, “Speculative Ethics in Antiecological Times,” considers daily ecologies of maintaining and perpetuating lifestyles for his or her strength to remodel our entrenched family to normal worlds as “resources.”
From the ethics and politics of care to experiential examine on care to feminist technology and expertise stories, Matters of Care is a novel contribution to an rising interdisciplinary debate that expands organisation past the human to invite how our understandings of care needs to shift if we increase the area.
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Matters of Care: Speculative Ethics in More than Human Worlds (Posthumanities) by María Puig de la Bellacasa