|Date:||25 March 2002|
|Authors:||Gillian Paull , Jayne Taylor and Alan Duncan|
|Volume, issue, pages:||244 pages|
Improved availability and affordability of childcare and greater opportunities for mothers to undertake paid employment have become major objectives for government policy over the past five years. Yet the development of effective strategies to achieve these aims requires a clear understanding of the factors influencing mothers? Work decisions and the role of different types of childcare in enabling mothers to undertake formal paid employment.
This book presents a comprehensive picture of the current work and childcare choices of mothers in Britain, using a quantitative analysis of the most recently available survey data. Among the questions addressed are: