This month, Field Notes invites four scholars to consider the theme of care. What has anthropology contributed to the study of care? What does it provoke? How does care and its associated processes interact, constrain, or influence social relationships?
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Since these are Field Notes, let’s take up the question: what is the field of care? Care, many have argued, does not follow universal principles but must be si... More
In 1995, I stood in the cavernous shadows of a linear accelerator treatment facility talking to a woman with advanced and fungating breast cancer. Her breast ... More
As Emily Yates-Doerr observes, the “field” of care is variously situated, ever-contextual, and overall, expansive. It follows, then, that care manifests in wa... More