Men in the Nursery: Gender and Caring Work

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SAGE Publications, 1999 - Education - 192 pages
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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

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Claire Cameron is Reader in Education at the Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK. She hasnbsp;carried out research on children and young people, children's services and the children's workforce for over 20 years, with a particularnbsp;interest in young people in institutional and marginalised circumstances and in care and education, and the interface between the two. Shenbsp;has a long-standing interest in European comparative research and was coordinator of the Young People from a Public Care Background:nbsp;Pathways to Education in Europe (YiPPEE) study, funded by the European Commission's Framework Programme 7. Her interests also span thenbsp;European professional of social pedagogy and what this may have to offer to professional practice with children and young people in thenbsp;United Kingdom. nbsp;

Researcher specialising in social research methods, particularly quantitative methods. Particular expertise in secondary analysis of official statistics. Research interests include early years childcare; gender in childcare; looked after children; private fostering; mixed race issues.

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