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Testimonials for the International Journal of Care and Caring

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Judith Phillips


“The Journal is essential reading for academics, policy makers and practitioners interested in the complexities and nuances of care and caring”

Judith Phillips OBE is Deputy Principal (Research) at the University of Stirling and Professor of Gerontology.

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Mai Yamaguchi


“International Journal of Care and Caring
inspires me to study topical issues of care and caring from international and multidisciplinary perspectives.”

Mai Yamaguchi teaches social work and conducts research on elderly care issues at Japan Lutheran College.

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Teppo Kröger


“IJCC has in a short time become a major platform for global discussion on the future of care.”

Teppo Kröger is Professor of Social and Public Policy at the Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy of the University of Jyväskylä.

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Bo-Wei Chen


“IJCC publishes excellent and most relevant research for academics, practitioners and policy makers. As a care researcher from Taiwan, I benefit greatly from this journal’s truly multidisciplinary and international engagement with care scholarship, providing timely and long-lasting knowledge at a time of rapid global change.”

Bo-Wei Chen is Associate Professor at the Graduate Institute of Gender Education at National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan.

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Petr Urban


“The International Journal of Care and Care publishes cutting-edge research which covers an impressive range of topics in the burgeoning field of care studies. It is an invaluable source for academics, students and practitioners who take care seriously.”

Petr Urban is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Philosophy at the Czech Academy of Sciences.

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Helena Hirata


“For those interested in the study of care work, this journal helps to deepen the pool of shared knowledge about a type of work which is often unpaid, informal and emotional. It helps researchers to do international and North-South comparisons.”

Helena Hirata is Research Director Emerita at CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) in France.