Reading María Puig de la Bellacasa’s article on feminist notions of care.
Puig de la Bellacasa, M. (2012). “Nothing comes without its world”: thinking with care. The Sociological Review, 60(2), 197–216.
Puig de la Bellacasa writes evocatively on Donna Haraway’s work and draws it into an idea of care. I especially like how she figures care as a way of bringing things into productive relations with one another, not narrowing in on oppositional differences, but seeking a generative relationality.
One thing that’s noteworthy is the absence of Annemarie Mol in this text, with her in science and technology scholarship. I wonder if this has to do with her only just veiled criticisms of some in feminist technoscience through her remarks on ‘new materialism’: