By Jennifer Marchbank
This booklet presents an available attractive account of childcare rules in Britain and past. In reading the development of women's tasks and childcare, Marchbank considers topics together with: the historical past of childcare coverage, rather through the moment international Warchildcare coverage and women's financial job around the ECdetailed case reports of coverage making in practicethe covert and overt obstacles to equality-based coverage makingsuccessful innovations and counter-strategies for coverage makers and campaigners.
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Thus, the way an issue is defined is important; if an issue achieves agenda-status the battle against nondecision-making is not necessarily won. An examination of the form in which that issue has achieved agendastatus is required. Initially, abortion in the Netherlands reached the level of a government committee but, as Outshoorn shows, it was as a social problem and not as a WII. It was not until abortion was accepted by the formal political agenda in feminist terms that nondecision-making was avoided.
Initially, abortion in the Netherlands reached the level of a government committee but, as Outshoorn shows, it was as a social problem and not as a WII. It was not until abortion was accepted by the formal political agenda in feminist terms that nondecision-making was avoided. Bacchi’s (1999) arguments are also useful here. Bacchi is only interested in issues which have made it onto the political agenda and argues that the manner in which policies are represented and the nature of the discourses around each issue can disadvantage policy-making on issues of equality.
By doing so, Outshoorn illustrates another danger for challenger issues, that of issue modification (attempts during the life-cycle of an issue to change its identification). Although the Netherlands had perhaps one of the most liberal abortion practices in Europe it was in the paradoxical situation of also having one of the most restrictive statutes until 1981 (Outshoorn, 1986:69). Outshoorn concentrates on how abortion as an issue was defined; various feminist organisations defined abortion as a woman’s right yet in the conversion of demand to issue on the formal political agenda there was the danger that abortion would be defined in terms of medical, sociological or psychological need.
Women, Power and Policy: Comparative Studies of Childcare by Jennifer Marchbank