Who Will Mind the Baby?: Geographies of Childcare and Working Mothers, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Who Will Mind the Baby?

Geographies of Childcare and Working Mothers, 1st Edition

Edited by Kim England


224 pages

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One of the most significant social and economic changes of recent years has been the explosion in the number of mothers in the work place and in paid employment generally. Child care policy, provision and funding has in no way kept up with this change. Who Will Mind the Baby? explores how working mothers negotiate their responsibilities in the face of these difficulties.

The book contrasts the limited child care policies of the United States and Canada with the more advanced situation in Europe and Australia, focusing in particular on the coping strategies of working mothers.

About the Editor

Kim England is Associate Professor of Geography at Scarborough College, University of Toronto

About the Series

Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography