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Women's paid work and moral economies of care

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Female labour force participation has been increasing in recent decades, in part encouraged by state policies to raise the employment rate to encourage economic competitiveness and combat social exclusion. Social provision for care, however, has lagged behind this increase, creating practical and moral dilemmas for individuals and for society, facing parents with complex choices about how to combine work and care. In this paper, we draw on a qualitative study in London to explore the extent t...

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10.1080/14649360500074642

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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Policy Studies Institute, London, UK
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London School of Economics
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Department of Geography and the Environment
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University of Manchester
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Department of Sociology
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University of Manchester
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School of Geography
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Routledge Publisher's website
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Social & Cultural Geography Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
219-235
Publication date:
2005-04-05
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1470-1197
ISSN:
1464-9365
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uuid:67c53468-954d-4bb6-9f31-590b2f9b5810
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ora:4007

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