Child Care

Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)

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News Article
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Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)
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New York Times

Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.

The Corporate Case for Child Care

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News Article
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The Corporate Case for Child Care
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The Better Life Lab Channel on Slate

American businesses cover just 1 percent of the skyrocketing cost of child care. It’s time for that to change.

Hispanic Center Brief: Nonstandard Work Schedules Among Low-Income Hispanic Parents of Young Children

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Brief
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Hispanic Center Brief: Nonstandard Work Schedules Among Low-Income Hispanic Parents of Young Children
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families released a brief on non-standard work schedules that examines the implications of these schedules on Latino families’ ability to access child care options, especially those designed and subsidized to support low-income families.

Tackling the Problem of UK Childcare

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Blog
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Tackling the Problem of UK Childcare
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Working Families
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Helen Norman, University of Manchester

Helen Norman and Colette Fagan (University of Manchester, UK) review the latest developments in UK childcare concluding there continues to be problems with accessibility, affordability and quality.

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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Announcement
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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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dowgun

The new issue of the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 20, Issue 4, October 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

The new issue contains the following articles:  

"Work–Family Conflict among Black, White, and Hispanic Men and Women"
Samantha K. Ammons, Eric C. Dahlin, Penny Edgell & Jonathan Bruce Santo

How Hospitals Can Improve the Health of Whole Communities

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Infographic
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How Hospitals Can Improve the Health of Whole Communities
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Adventist University of Health Sciences

Health facilities play a vital role in enhancing the wellbeing of the populations they serve. Some of the strategies hospitals use to achieve this goal include community outreach programs and liaising with local stakeholders such as religious institutions, non-profits, and running health programs that specifically cater to the vulnerable populations.

Reminder: Call for Papers for Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care

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Reminder: Call for Papers for Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care
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Social Work & Society Journal
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Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

REMINDER: Deadline for Abstracts is August 1, 2017 for Social Work & Society Special Issue
Early Education and Child Care: Policy, Practice, and Scholarship

Editors: Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), and Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

Early Care & Education Research & Policy Positions Open

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Job Opportunity
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Early Care & Education Research & Policy Positions Open
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Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, UC-Berkeley
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Caitlin McLean

The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at the University of California, Berkeley is currently recruiting for three positions:

Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care

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Call for Papers
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Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care
Source: 
Social Work & Society Journal
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue
Early Education and Child Care: Policy, Practice, and Scholarship

Editors: Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), and Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

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