Child Care Policy at the Crossroads: Gender and Welfare by Sonya Michel, Rianne Mahon

By Sonya Michel, Rianne Mahon

No matter if childcare is obvious as a part of society's academic coverage, welfare coverage, or employment coverage impacts not just its shape and content material but additionally its public photograph. The individuals during this quantity use present polices for the care of babies and preschool teenagers to research debates and music the emergence of latest country welfare practices throughout quite a few social and political configurations-and provide a few conclusions approximately which tools paintings the simplest.

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29. The Canada Assistance Plan, adopted in 1966, opened the door to federal contribu­ tions to child care on a cost-shared basis. 30. Although Kremer provides information on Belgian child care, she chose to focus on the Flemish side because (1) responsibility has been devolved to the Flemish and Walloon communities respectively and (2) the Flemish community has a lot in common with the Dutch in terms of language, religion, and culture. 31. Gornick places Dutch women at the top among fifteen OECD countries in terms of the percentage of women working part-time (59 percent of all women and 89 percent of mothers with a child under six years of age; Gornick 1999, table 2).

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