Making Care: The Book Nook

A radical reading list

The Making Care artists and ONCA team put together a reading list of inspirational care-centred texts. We hope you enjoy them.

  1. Sitting Pretty – Rebekah Taussig
  2. The Care Manifesto: The Politics of Interdependence –  The Care Collective 
  3. Disability Visibility – Alice Wong
  4. Conflict is Not Abuse – Sarah Schulman
  5. Mutual Aid, Trauma, & Resiliency – The Jane Addams Collective
  6. Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure – Eli Clare
  7. Radical Happiness: Moments of collective joy – Lynn Segal (part of The Care Collective)
  8. Mutual Aid – Dean Spade
  9. Caring Democracy – Joan Tronto
  10. We Do This Until We Free Us – Mariame Kaba
  11. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants – Robin Wall Kimmerer
  12. Poison and Play Workbook – Pia Lindman
  13. Pleasure Activism – adrienne maree brown 
  14. Care Work – Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha 
  15. Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation – Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens and Dr. Jasmine Syedullah
  16. Deep Listening – Pauline Oliveros
  17. We Will Not Cancel Us – adrienne maree brown
  18. Fuck the Police Means We Don’t Act Like Cops to Each Other – Clementine Morrigan
  19. From carewashing to radical care: the discursive explosions of care during Covid-19 – ​​Chatzidakis, A, Hakim, J, Littler, J, Rottenberg, C & Segal, L (2020).
  20. ‘The Political and Social Economy of Care: Conceptual Issues, Research Questions and Policy Options’ – Razavi, S. (2007)
  21. Capitalism’s Crisis of Care – Natalie Fraser, Dissent Magazine(2016)
  22. Blackwood Gallery – Take Care programme (2017-18)