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0120160314

0120160314

All this week, author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it. She also investigates the history and the politics of care which, however one comes to it, faces some huge challenges in the coming future.

Producer: David Coomes.

0120160314

All this week, author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it. She also investigates the history and the politics of care which, however one comes to it, faces some huge challenges in the coming future.

Producer: David Coomes.

0120160314

All this week, author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it. She also investigates the history and the politics of care which, however one comes to it, faces some huge challenges in the coming future.

Producer: David Coomes.

0220160315

0220160315

Author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - considers how, even in the home, care, which we too seldom pause to reflect on, needs at various times to take the form of reassurance, consolation, or encouragement; at its best, it is always alert to need, and flexible.

All this week, Madeleine untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it. She also investigates the history and the politics of care which, however one comes to it, faces some huge challenges in the coming future.

0220160315

Author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - considers how, even in the home, care, which we too seldom pause to reflect on, needs at various times to take the form of reassurance, consolation, or encouragement; at its best, it is always alert to need, and flexible.

All this week, Madeleine untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it. She also investigates the history and the politics of care which, however one comes to it, faces some huge challenges in the coming future.

0220160315

Author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - considers how, even in the home, care, which we too seldom pause to reflect on, needs at various times to take the form of reassurance, consolation, or encouragement; at its best, it is always alert to need, and flexible.

All this week, Madeleine untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it. She also investigates the history and the politics of care which, however one comes to it, faces some huge challenges in the coming future.

0320160316

Author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - argues that an 'achievement society', like ours, is no place for old people: one-third of those who seek social care are depressed, one million profess themselves lonely. Yet 'care' should be what makes us human.

All this week, Madeleine untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it. She also investigates the history and the politics of care which, however one comes to it, faces some huge challenges in the coming future.

0320160316

Author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - argues that an 'achievement society', like ours, is no place for old people: one-third of those who seek social care are depressed, one million profess themselves lonely. Yet 'care' should be what makes us human.

All this week, Madeleine untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it. She also investigates the history and the politics of care which, however one comes to it, faces some huge challenges in the coming future.

0420160317

All this week, author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it.

In life, we stumble often across the need to care for another or our own need of care at a point of vulnerability. Yet we are confronted by health systems which seem eager to put scientific rigour - necessary though that is - before emotional engagement. For this essay, author and broadcaster Madeleine interviewed a wide range of people working in health care.

0420160317

All this week, author and journalist Madeleine Bunting - in front of an audience at the British Academy - untangles the many definitions of 'care' we may encounter over the course of a life: who provides it, how it is organized and institutionalised, who pays for it.

In life, we stumble often across the need to care for another or our own need of care at a point of vulnerability. Yet we are confronted by health systems which seem eager to put scientific rigour - necessary though that is - before emotional engagement. For this essay, author and broadcaster Madeleine interviewed a wide range of people working in health care.

05Crisis Of Care20160318

Author and journalist Madeleine Bunting concludes her series of reflections on the nature of care in the 21st century - recorded in front of an audience at the British Academy. What is it to provide care for another human being? And how as a society do we organize and reward those who care? Madeleine argues strongly for the kind of care that encompasses practical action, compassion, thought, and a set of emotional responses.

05Crisis Of Care20160318

Author and journalist Madeleine Bunting concludes her series of reflections on the nature of care in the 21st century - recorded in front of an audience at the British Academy. What is it to provide care for another human being? And how as a society do we organize and reward those who care? Madeleine argues strongly for the kind of care that encompasses practical action, compassion, thought, and a set of emotional responses.