Affective equality : love, care, and injustice / edited by Kathleen Lynch, John Baker, and Maureen Lyons ; with Sara Cantillon ... [and others].

by Lynch, Kathleen, 1951-Looking glass; Baker, John, 1950-Looking glass; Lyons, MaureenLooking glass.

Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke ; Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.Description: xii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230212497; 0230212492; 9780230227194; 0230227198.Subject(s): Affect (Psychology)Looking glass | FamiliesLooking glass | Health services accessibilityLooking glass | EqualityLooking glass | Child care -- Great BritainLooking glass | Families -- Great BritainLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-276) and index. Summary: This text provides a different perspective on equality by highlighting and exploring affective equality, the aspect of equality concerned with relationships of love, care and solidarity.
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This groundbreaking book provides a new perspective on equality by highlighting and exploring affective equality, the aspect of equality concerned with relationships of love, care and solidarity. Drawing on studies of intimate caring, or 'love labouring', it reveals the depth, complexity and multidimensionality of affective inequality.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-276) and index.

This text provides a different perspective on equality by highlighting and exploring affective equality, the aspect of equality concerned with relationships of love, care and solidarity.

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KATHLEEN LYNCH is Professor of Equality Studies at University College Dublin, Ireland. She is co-founder of the UCD Equality Studies Centre and the School of Social Justice. She is the co-author of Equality: From Theory to Action and Equality and Power in Schools. She chairs the UCD-wide Egalitarian World Initiative Network (EWI).

JOHN BAKER is Senior Lecturer in Equality Studies at University College Dublin, Ireland, and co-founder of the UCD Equality Studies Centre and the School of Social Justice. He is the author of Arguing for Equality and co-author of Equality: From Theory to Action. His main area of research is theoretical issues related to Equality Studies

MAUREEN LYONS is Senior Researcher and Director of Research Design and Methodology at the Equality Studies Centre, University College Dublin, Ireland. Previously she held research posts at The Homeless Agency, Dublin and the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin. She is co-author of Inside Classrooms: The Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Social Context, Getting Out of the House: Women Returning to Employment, Education and Training and Marital Breakdown and Family Law in Ireland.

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