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Concluding observations of the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women on Canada's fifth report

Author: 
U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
Publication Date: 
31 Jan 2003
Entered Date: 
14 Mar 2003

Starting Strong: Early childhood education and care

Author: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publication Date: 
13 Jun 2001
Entered Date: 
11 Jul 2002

Financing early childhood education and care in Norway

Author: 
Eknes, Kirsten Gjemdal
Publication Date: 
5 Dec 2000
Entered Date: 
30 Jul 2002

A world fit for kids

Publication Date: 
12 May 2002
Entered Date: 
12 May 2002

Employment outlook 2001

Author: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD]
Publication Date: 
3 Jul 2001
Entered Date: 
24 Jul 2001

The well-being of nations: The role of human and social capital

Author: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD]
Publication Date: 
1 May 2001
Entered Date: 
17 May 2001

OECD Thematic Review of ECEC: Italy country note

Author: 
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publication Date: 
1 May 2001
Entered Date: 
2 May 2001

Early learning and child care: How does Canada measure up?

Martha Friendly
October 2006

International comparisons using data from Starting Strong II (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2006)

This BRIEFing NOTE situates early learning and child care in Canada in the international context using the work of the OECD's Thematic Review of Early Childhood Education and Care. It first presents an overview of the review's eight year project. Second, it examines the review's final recommendations in Starting Strong II. Third, it presents data from Starting Strong II to situate Canada internationally.

The OECD and the reconciliation agenda: Competing blueprints

Rianne Mahon
Occasional paper 20
July 2005
34pp
$10

Across advanced capitalist countries, welfare state restructuring has come to include a "farewell to maternalism" - i.e. to the political support for mothers' fulltime domestic caregiving role (Orloff, 2004). For some, the "farewell" is identified with the withdrawal of support for mother-caregivers, especially in the form of the shift from "welfare to workfare" for lone parents. Yet it also involves the prescription of measures to reconcile work and family life.

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