Men in the Nursery: Gender and Caring Work

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SAGE Publications, Feb 5, 2001 - Education - 200 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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Contents

Mapping and Sourcing
27
How do Men and Women come to be Childcare Workers?
47
Gendered Practice
64
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About the author (2001)

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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