Adriance, Shira 2009.
A series of studies on the economic impact of the child care sector have paved the way for a new definition of caring labor in the U.S. economy, by emphasizing the economic as well as developmental value of child care. Most of these studies attempted to conduct a gender neutral assessment of the role of child care in society. We found that despite this attempt, gender stereotypes were unintentionally reproduced in the language and presentation of the studies.
Subject: Child Care,Gender