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    • Lessons from the Swedish experience 

      Nyberg, Anita (Sydney University Press, 2007)
      An important principle in the Swedish welfare model is that all adults – women and men, mothers and fathers – should have the possibility to support themselves through wage work. Public child care constitutes a very ...
    • The new discrimination and child care 

      Apps, Patricia (Sydney University Press, 2007)
      Over the last decade a number of countries, notably the USA, the UK and Australia, have introduced new tax and welfare programs, or expanded existing programs, that have the effect of raising tax rates on the income of ...
    • Public investment, fragmentation and quality early education and care – existing challenges and future options 

      Press, Frances (Sydney University Press, 2007)
      This chapter seeks to outline, critique and challenge Australia’s current approach to the provision of education and care services to children and their families. In doing so, the chapter highlights the complexities and ...