Viewpoint : Fineman and vulnerability

Cummins, ID ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7814-3835 2019, 'Viewpoint : Fineman and vulnerability' , The Journal of Adult Protection, 21 (2) , pp. 85-88.

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to argue that the work of the American feminist political and legal philosopher, Martha Fineman can be the basis for a shift away from the proceduralism and managerialism that has come to dominate social work practice.

Design/methodology/approach: This paper’s work is based on the application of Fineman’s work to social welfare settings.

Findings: Fineman’s work calls for a radical rethinking of our notions of autonomy and vulnerability.

Originality/value: This paper applies Fineman’s work to this field.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: The Journal of Adult Protection
Publisher: Emerald
ISSN: 1466-8203
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Depositing User: ID Cummins
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2018 13:35
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2019 12:30
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/48749

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