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

Elizabeth Adamson


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 non-standard work patterns. This book examines the place of in-home childcare, commonly referred to as care by nannies, in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada since the 1970s. In contrast to childminding or family day care provided in the home of the carer, in-home care takes place in the child’s home. The research extends beyond the early childhood education and care domain to consider how migration pol ... More

Keywords: early childhood education, childcare, nannies, migration, care, in-home childcare, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781447330141
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth Adamson, author
University of New South Wales

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