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Author Tuominen, Mary C., 1952-

Title We are not babysitters : family childcare providers redefine work and care / Mary C. Tuominen.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers, [2003]


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 206 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-202) and index.
Contents "Some people don't consider it work" : investigating the work of family child care -- "I know how it feels to give your kids to somebody else" : synthesizing the family and the market in the work of family child care -- "You're just a housewife" : contesting stereotypes about motherhood, marriage, and family child care -- "When you have your family, you need your money" : employment opportunities and the meaning of family child care work -- "It's word of mouth" : social networks, local markets, and the provision of state-subsidized family child care -- "That's where I saw the need" : family child care as community care work -- "I had to educate the world that this is my work" : redefining and revaluing family child care work.
Note Print version record.
Subject Family day care.
Child care workers.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
Child care workers. (OCoLC)fst00854363
Family day care. (OCoLC)fst00920308
Indexed Term Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi.
Other Form: Print version: Tuominen, Mary C., 1952- We are not babysitters. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers, ©2003 0813532825 0813532833 (DLC) 2002015876 (OCoLC)50725418
ISBN 0813536359 (electronic bk.)
9780813536354 (electronic bk.)
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