Rajala, Anna Ilona. “Pitkäaikaishoivan ruumiillisuuden arvosta [On the value of embodied long-term care].” In Ruumiillisuus ja työelämä: työruumis jälkiteollisessa taloudessa [Embodiment and the working life: Working body in the post-industrial economy], edited by Jaana Parviainen, Taina Kinnunen and Ilmari Kortelainen, 132-145. Tampere: Vastapaino, 2016. ISBN: 9789517685696
Publications for professional audience
Non peer-reviewed articles:
Rajala, Anna & Jenni Aittokallio. ”Dikotomiat ajattelun kahleina. Mitä teorian ja käytännön erottelu merkitsee fysioterapeutin työssä? [Dichotomies shackle thought. What does the division between theory and practice signify in physiotherapy practice?]” Fysioterapia 61, no. 5 (2014): 27–31.
- See my blog post for an English translation.
Columns (in Finnish):
Rajala, Anna. “Life Long Learning.” Fysioterapia 65, no.1 (2018).
Rajala, Anna Ilona. “What Can Critical Theory Do for Bioethics? Theory and Practice from Principalism to Ethics of Resistance.” PhD diss., University of Brighton, 2018. (upcoming)
Rajala, Anna Ilona. “Ethics of Dementia: Hegelian Dialectics and the Problem of Selfhood.” MA diss., University College London, 2013.
Unpublished conference papers
“’Foul is fair’: chiasmus, ethics and the dialectics of body work in physiotherapy.” CPN Colloquium: Physiotherapy – bodies, professional practices & identities, School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University, UK, July 5 2017.
- I thank A/Prof Adrian Juarez (University at Buffalo) for his kind words in his conference report titled “Brave new world” which is available at
“Adorno’s Negative Dialectics and Understanding the Patient–Carer Relationship in Dementia.” Adorno: Impact and Influences, International Conference Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, 13th November 2013.