Care and Social Citizenship

Care and Social Citizenship

Borozdina E.A.

European University at St.-Petersburg, St.-Petersburg, Russia

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Borozdina E.A. Care and Social Citizenship. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 10. P. 84-93


In sociological studies politics and practices of care are frequently addressed through citizenship theories. Some authors consider care as one of citizens’ social rights to be protected by the state. Others on the contrary emphasize the fact that pragmatics of care exceeds liberal logic. This article is based on analysis of sociological researches on care, and its main aim is to depict how relation between categories “care” and “citizenship” can be conceptualized in academic labors.

social care; social citizenship; ethics of care
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