Child Care Policy at the Crossroads
Gender and Entitlements at the Crossroads
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Child Care Policy at the Crossroads by Sonya Michel
Book DescriptionWhether childcare is seen as part of society's educational policy, welfare policy, or employment policy affects not only its form and content but also its public image. The contributors in this volume use current polices for the care of infants and preschool children to analyze debates and track the emergence of new state welfare practices across a variety of social and political configurations-and offer some conclusions about which methods work the best.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415927055
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sonya Michel
Gender and the Long Postwar, Paperback (July 2014)
Topics include the gendering of the immediate aftermath of war; the military, politics, and changing masculinities in postwar societies; policies to restore the gender order and foster marriage and family; demobilization and the development of postwar welfare states; and debates over sexuality (gay and straight).
Families of a New World, Hardback (May 2003)
Examines understandings of family around the world and how they are influenced by state policy. Demonstrates how governments have shaped the way families look and act and have regulated an approved 'ideal' of the family to further their own agendas.
Child Care Policy at the Crossroads, Hardback (February 2002)
The contributors in this volume use current polices for the care of infants and preschool children to analyze debates and track the emergence of new state welfare practices across a variety of social and political configurations.
Children's Interests/Mothers' Rights, Paperback (November 2000)» View all books by Sonya Michel
A comprehensive history of child care policy and practice in the USA from the colonial period to the present. It draws on a range of archival material to demonstrate why the current child care system evolved as it has and places its history within a broad comparative context.
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Author Biography - Sonya Michel
Sonya Michel is Associate Professor of History and the Director of Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author or editor of seven books including: Children's Interests/Mother's Rights and Mothers of a New World. Rianne Mahon is Professor of Public Administration and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at Carleton University.
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