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;

Moss has been a researcher for many years at the Thomas Coram Research Unit and is Professor of Early Childhood Provision at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

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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