Women, Power and Policy: Comparative Studies of Childcare, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Women, Power and Policy

Comparative Studies of Childcare, 1st Edition

By Jennifer Marchbank

Routledge

216 pages

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This book provides an accessible engaging account of childcare policies in Britain and beyond. In examining the progress of women's initiatives and childcare, Marchbank considers subjects including: the history of childcare policy, particularly during the Second World War

childcare policy and women's economic activity across the EC

detailed case studies of policy making in practice

the covert and overt barriers to equality-based policy making

successful strategies and counter-strategies for policy makers and campaigners.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC032000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies