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Exploring the ‘Market Failure’ Hypothesis

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explores how far variety amongst risk regulation regimes can be explained by ‘market failure’ explanations of risk regulation. A ‘market failure’ approach assumes that state activity will consist of ... More


Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book shines new light on an aspect of contemporary motherhood often hidden from view: the need for paid childcare by women returning to the workforce, and the complex bonds mothers forge with ... More


Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Virginia Berridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book deals with changes in outlook of public health after the Second World War. Focussing on services, vaccination, and dealing with health issues at the local level, it can be seen that public ... More


Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and Care: An International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Elizabeth Adamson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Once considered the preserve of the wealthy, nanny care has grown in response to changes in the labour market, including the rising number of mothers with young children, and increases in ... More


Introduction: Childcare on Trial

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

in Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book which is about the micropolitics of the so-called shadow mothers, nannies or au pairs. This book's close examination of commodified ... More


‘Doing for Oneself’: The Servantless Home

Lucy Delap

in Knowing Their Place: Domestic Service in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199572946
eISBN:
9780191728846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572946.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the advice literature and periodical press fascination with the changing nature of the twentieth-century home. It describes the ‘labour-saving movement’, and the associated ... More


Prison Reform in the Late Ottoman Empire:The State’s Perspectives

Kent F. Schull

in Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire: Microcosms of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641734
eISBN:
9781474400886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641734.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter Two consists of a general survey of Ottoman prison reform from the 1850s until the end of the empire (circa 1919) from a state-centric perspective. It pays particular attention to the ... More


Guilt Trip to China

Richard Chu

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Richard Chu was the only son of the seven children of ethnic Chinese parents living in the Philippines. He details why his grandparents relocated in the Philippines in 1938, and discusses the various ... More


Two-Way Global Traffic in Care

Arlie Russell Hochschild

in So How's the Family?: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272279
eISBN:
9780520956780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272279.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In one kind of “lane,” service workers from the global south (for example, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Mexico) travel to clients in the global north (for example, the United States, Canada, Hong ... More


Mother-Employers: Blanket Accountability at Home and at Work

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

in Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the contradictory forces shaping the lives of working mothers or employers of nannies. The findings suggest that working mothers experience what is called blanket accountability ... More


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