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By Sonya Michel, Rianne Mahon

Even if childcare is noticeable as a part of society's academic coverage, welfare coverage, or employment coverage impacts not just its shape and content material but in addition its public picture. The members during this quantity use present polices for the care of babies and preschool little ones to investigate debates and tune the emergence of latest nation welfare practices throughout a number of social and political configurations-and supply a few conclusions approximately which equipment paintings the simplest.

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1995. ” In Childhood and Parenthood: Proceedings of the ISA Com­ mitteefor Family Research on Children and Families, 1994, ed. Julia Brannen and Margaret O ’Brien. London: Institute of Education, University of London. This page intentionally left blank Part I the consequences of weak feminism This page intentionally left blank CHAPTER 1 Gender and Generation: Japanese Child Care and the Demographic Crisis Ito Peng Introduction T hroughout the postwar era, the Japanese state has used women as a point of ad­ justment to negotiate varying social, economic, and political imperatives; this is probably most clearly reflected in family and child care policies.

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