Men in the Nursery: Gender and Caring Work
Highly 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
`An extremely interesting account. This book highlights some very important tensions and contradictions about the role of men in childcare work. The differing perceptions of women and men concerning men's involvement in childcare are particularly thoughtfully documented' - Peter Aggleton, Director, Thomas Coram Research Unit, University of London
`An essential book for the debate on gender and childcare... the more academic childcare students will cope with it, will be good for Second year BTEC students, `A' Level students' - Robin Wright, Lecturer, Bournemouth and Poole College of Higher Education
`Having been a lone male worker, this book has stimulate discussion on gender and how we need to wrestle and value difference. For that reason alone its worth buying' - Practical Parenting
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Chapter 2 Mapping and Sourcing
Chapter 3 How do Men and Women come to be Childcare Workers?
Chapter 5 Practice with Parents
Chapter 6 Parents Response to Men Childcare Workers