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Children's Interests/Mothers' Rights The Shaping of America's Child Care Policy

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ISBN-10: 0300085516

ISBN-13: 9780300085518

Edition: 2000

Authors: Sonya Michel

List price: $26.00
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Sonya Michel's study of American child care policy is based upon a range of archival material that demonstrates why the current child care system evolved as it has and places its history within a broad comparative context.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Child Care and Social Citizenship for Women
The Multiple Origins of American Child Care
The Road Not Taken: A Turning Point in Policies Toward Wage-Earning Mothers
Studied Neglect: Federal Inaction in the 1920s
Uncle Sam's Cradles: New Deal and Wartime Policies
Should Mothers Work? Prescriptions and Practices in the Postwar Era
Making an Issue of Child Care
A Divided Constituency
Epilogue: American Child Care in Comparative Perspective