The Delusions Of Care

The Delusions Of Care
Library Shelf Location 05.NDIK
Publication Date 2021

The Delusions of Care is a culmination of three long essays that ruminate on notions of care in our contemporary and historically. It is concerned with the appropriation of care by the capitalist establishment as much as supremacists of all kinds. What can we consider as care and who gives care for what reasons. Stuck in the cup de sac of a pandemic that has brought most of the world to its knees, these questions seem of some pertinence. The reflections in this book spanning a critique of care from the regimes of birth control through police brutality to the storming of the Reichstag in the summer of 2020, that very much set precedence to the storming of the Capitol Hill by Trumpists and White supremacists. The book does not only point out the pitfalls of a corrupted notion of care, but tries to offer paths for rehabilitation, restoration, restitution through a non-selfish spirit of care.

This book is a manifesto in which love and crisis imbue each other with the spirit of care. Bonaventure Ndikung calls on those in its belly to seize the means of the production of caring from the beast of state power and corporate greed.

ISBN 9783948212506
Quantity 1
Pages 144 p, ills bw, 11 x 19 cm
Authors Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Hemley Boum
Format Softcover
Publisher Archive Books
Category Art Theory
Keywords Care, Non-selfish, Spririt, Relevent, Pertinent, Pandemic, Supremacists, Trumpists, Control, Brutality, Corruption, Rehabilitation, Restoration, Restitution
Language English

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