From crèches to childcare : constructions of motherhood and inclusion/exclusion in the history of Belgian infant care


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p 137-148

This article by Michel Vandenbroeck examines the history of exclusion in Belgian infant care, depicting how 100 years ago day care centres provided care for the infants of women who worked in factories. Today in Belgium, women who work in factories are excluded from having infants cared for in day nurseries. The article examines how this has occurred and the place of childcare in western European welfare society

Serial Title:Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Serial Part:Vol. 4 No. 2 

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