Valuing Work, Valuing Care: Policy Logics, Context and Parental Choice

Valuing Work, Valuing Care: Policy Logics, Context and Parental Choice Sex Roles (2010) 63:598–600 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9808-0 BOOK REVIEW Valuing Work, Valuing Care: Policy Logics, Context and Parental Choice Work-Family Balance, Gender and Policy. By Jane Lewis, Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, Mass., Edward Elgar, 2009. 255 pp. $115 (hardback). ISBN: 978-1-84844-211-5 Lyn Craig Published online: 16 June 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Raising children requires both money and time. As mothers interests, and is suffused with values, norms and ideology. have entered the paid work force over recent decades, It is not amenable to simple or single solutions. Lewis finding time to care for children has become more difficult maintains it is complicated because people have different for families (Jacobs and Gerson 2004). The issue of work- attitudes and preferences, measures instituted in one arena family balance has become pressing, and more widely have ripple effects upon others, and articulated policy goals recognised as an important concern for social policy may obscure other agendas. The same measures, she (Gornick and Meyers 2009). Policy has tended to focus suggests, may have different effects in different contexts, on the paid work side of the equation, but family care also and conversely, similar goals may be reached by diverse matters (Folbre 2007). Both http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Valuing Work, Valuing Care: Policy Logics, Context and Parental Choice

Sex Roles , Volume 63 (8) – Jun 16, 2010
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Springer US
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Copyright © 2010 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-010-9808-0
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Sex Roles (2010) 63:598–600 DOI 10.1007/s11199-010-9808-0 BOOK REVIEW Valuing Work, Valuing Care: Policy Logics, Context and Parental Choice Work-Family Balance, Gender and Policy. By Jane Lewis, Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, Mass., Edward Elgar, 2009. 255 pp. $115 (hardback). ISBN: 978-1-84844-211-5 Lyn Craig Published online: 16 June 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Raising children requires both money and time. As mothers interests, and is suffused with values, norms and ideology. have entered the paid work force over recent decades, It is not amenable to simple or single solutions. Lewis finding time to care for children has become more difficult maintains it is complicated because people have different for families (Jacobs and Gerson 2004). The issue of work- attitudes and preferences, measures instituted in one arena family balance has become pressing, and more widely have ripple effects upon others, and articulated policy goals recognised as an important concern for social policy may obscure other agendas. The same measures, she (Gornick and Meyers 2009). Policy has tended to focus suggests, may have different effects in different contexts, on the paid work side of the equation, but family care also and conversely, similar goals may be reached by diverse matters (Folbre 2007). Both

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