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Surveillance, intervention and the politics of care

Kubiak, Christopher; Tomkins, Leah and Larkin, Mary (2019). Surveillance, intervention and the politics of care. International Journal of Care and Caring, 3(2) pp. 165–181.

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Abstract

This article connects with debates about the use of surveillance technology to detect, report and prevent abuse in care settings. Grounded in a Heideggerian theorisation of care as intervention, it argues that care unfolds in people’s deliberations and decisions about whether and how to intercede when abuse is suspected. Such reflections reveal the politics of care because they are contingent on how the need for care is constructed, and actions subsequently legitimised. From this perspective, surveillance can be seen as a manifestation of care, involving choice and responsibility for framing both the problem of, and solution to, abuse.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 2397-883X
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for People and Organisations
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ID: 57622
Depositing User: Leah Tomkins
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2018 14:38
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2019 22:16
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/57622
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