By Adéla Souralová

Many students see caregiving relationships as being in line with mutual dependency or interdependency. greatly mentioned notions of the ’global care chain’ or ’international department of reproductive labour’ have paved the way for research of world interdependencies in different domain names. This ebook is going extra by way of taking mutual dependency as a place to begin for analysing all relationships. utilizing the instance of Vietnamese households within the Czech Republic and the Czech local nannies, it indicates how paid caregiving is contextualized when it comes to numerous relationships among 3 varieties of actors: employer-employee, taking good care of the kid, and mother-child. All of those ties are according to ontologically diversified rules and every of them operates as a section of a puzzle, that's significant simply when it comes to one another. Souralová considers caregiving to be a formative job that establishes ties among the involved actors, whose subjectivities are jointly formed within the day-by-day perform of caregiving. With its rigidity on mutuality in care paintings, this ground-breaking e-book illuminates the hot different types of interpersonal, interethnic, and intergenerational relationships and highlights the mechanisms and tactics within which kinship ties are negotiated and reproduced.

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