9781853964312

Men in the Nursery : Gender and Caring Work

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  • ISBN13:

    9781853964312

  • ISBN10:

    185396431X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-03-19
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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Summary

Hightly Commended ( Third prize) in the Standing Conference on Studies in Education book prize for books published in 1999.'It was a breath of fresh air to see 'contentious' issues dealt with in an enlightened and informative way. We are certain it will move the debate on years!' - Chrissie Meleady, Sheffield Childrens' Centre'Looks most interesting and will certainly be very useful' - Bronwen Cohen, Director, Children in Scotland'It's a challenging and exciting book and I hope it is widely used' - Margy Whalley, Director, Pen Green Research, Development and Training Base, Pen Green Centre for Under 5's and Their Families

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Prologue ix
Childcare Work and Gender - an Introduction
1(26)
Mapping and Sourcing
27(20)
How do Men and Women come to be Childcare Workers?
47(17)
The Institution: Gendered Practice
64(28)
Practice with Parents
92(18)
Parents' Response to Men Childcare Workers
110(22)
Child Protection and Equality: Dilemmas and Solutions
132(26)
Men in the Nursery: Throwing Light on Gender in Childcare Work
158(17)
Appendices 175(8)
References 183(6)
Index 189

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