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Equity for Indigenous Children in Early Childhood Education

Jessica Ball

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Globally, Indigenous and ethnic-minority populations and the children of immigrants are less likely to participate in early childhood care and education (ECCE) than the average child in their ... More


Early Childhood Strategies for Closing the Socioeconomic Gap in School Outcomes

Clyde Hertzman, Lori Irwin, Arjumand Siddiqi, Emily Hertzman, and Ziba Vaghri

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The early years are critical for learning, health and well-being throughout life. Quality early childhood care and education (ECCE) programs, and early child development programs more generally, can ... More


Voices Less Heard: the importance of critical and “indigenous” perspectives

Alan Pence

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The last two decades have witnessed unparalleled international interest regarding the development of policies and programs for young children. This chapter places the contemporary discourse into the ... More


Early education and care in Australia: Equity in a mixed market-based system?

Deborah Brennan and Marianne Fenech

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in Australia. It describes current national initiatives include an ... More


Delivering high-quality early childhood education and care to low-income children: How well is the US doing?

Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in the US. It describes the split in responsibilities between ... More


Restructuring care: comparative policy developments

Elizabeth Adamson

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents historical overviews of in-home childcare in Australia, the UK and Canada. It discusses the policy trajectories across these countries within the context of early childhood ... More


Equal access to quality care: Lessons from France on providing high-quality and affordable early childhood education and care

Jeanne Fagnani

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in France. France is a leader in the ECEC arena, but while it has ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Adamson

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter covers the definition of in-home childcare and introduces the broad trends that underpin the restructuring of early childhood education and care and domestic care work. This includes an ... More


Professional training programmes: financial cuts and content critique

Nigel Malin

in De-Professionalism and Austerity: Challenges for the Public Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350163
eISBN:
9781447352273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350163.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers how professional training has, in some instances, become devalued and no longer viewed as a preferred method towards enhancing the quality of public services. The trend has ... More


Mexico: leave policy, co‑responsibility in childcare and informal employment1

Cándido Pérez-Hernández and Anna Escobedo

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Maternity Leave was established in 1917 within the Mexican Constitution, but Paternity Leave was only introduced in 2012. In this chapter, drawing on a review of 85 legislative initiatives presented ... More


Social Investment in Latin America

Johan Sandberg and Moira Nelson

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter aims to understand the viability of the SIA in Latin America by focusing on the extent to which conditional cash transfers (CCTs) fulfil the stock, flow, and buffer functions of social ... More


Care-work policies: conceptualising leave within a broader framework1

Sara Mazzucchelli, Luca Pesenti, and M. Letizia Bosoni

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The central argument of this chapter is that statutory Parental Leave policy must be conceptualised within a broader framework of care-work policies and cultural ideas over care tasks. We propose a ... More


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