Conservatism, Emotional Labour in a Care Home
Laurie Taylor explores the historical roots and contemporary meaning of conservatism. Also, the emotional impact of working in a care home.
Conservatism: Roger Scruton, Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, London, talks to Laurie Taylor, about the intellectual roots of Conservative values and ideology.
Also, the emotional labour of care workers in a private residential care home. Eleanor Johnson, Researcher in Social Sciences at the University of Cardiff, talks about her case study of carer's practical and emotional work.
Producer: Jayne Egerton.
Eleanor K Johnson
Researcher in Social Sciences, University of Cardiff
Abstract: The business of care: the moral labour of care workers
Eleanor K. Johnson
Sociology of Health & Illness
Volume 37, Issue 1, pages 112–126, January 2015