Transforming Childcare and Listening to Families : Policy in Wales and Beyond. (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Transforming Childcare and Listening to Families : Policy in Wales and Beyond.

Author: Wendy Ball
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2013.
Series: Politics and society in Wales.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents original ethnographic research into the connections between childcare, family lives and social policy in Wales.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ball, Wendy.
Transforming Childcare and Listening to Families : Policy in Wales and Beyond.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Ball
ISBN: 9780708325520 0708325521 9780708325513 0708325513 9781299201590 1299201598 9781783163014 1783163011
OCLC Number: 827211419
Description: 1 online resource (226 pages).
Contents: Tables; Series Editors' Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Introduction; Shaping Childcare Policy in the United Kingdom; Devolution, Gender and Childcare: A Distinctive Policy Agenda in Wales?; Mothers' Perspectives on Childcare, Gender and Social Support; Different Neighbourhoods, Unequal Support? Local Childcare Services and Networks of Informal Care; Listening to Mothers and Fathers, Disrupting Policy?; Conclusion: Parenthood, Gender Relations and the Care Ethic in Wales; Appendix 1: Socio-Economic Profile of the Three Neighbourhoods. Appendix 2: The Sample of Mothers and FathersAppendix 3: Caring for Children Interview Themes; Appendix 4: The Sample of Policy Officers; Appendix 5: Policy Officers' Interview Themes; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Politics and society in Wales.

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