Dependence, independence or inter-dependence? Revisiting the concepts of 'care' and 'dependency' | Ageing & Society | Ca...
运程 邓

Research and theory on 'dependency' and 'care-giving' have to date proceeded along largely separate lines, with little sense that they are exploring and explaining different aspects of the same phenomenon. Research on 'care', initially linked to feminism during the early 1980s, has revealed and exposed to public gaze what was hitherto assumed to be a 'natural' female activity.