Can They Deliver an Equitable Service?
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
About the contributors
Part One: Introduction
1. Childcare markets: an introduction
2. Childcare markets: do they work?
3. Future directions for a mature UK childcare market
Part Two: Explorations in childcare markets
4. Local providers and loyal parents: competition and consumer choice in the Dutch childcare market
5. Tinkering with early childhood education and care: early education vouchers in Hong Kong
6. Markets and childcare provision in New Zealand: towards a fairer alternative
7. Publicly available and supported early education and care for all in Norway
Kari Jacobsen and Gerd Vollset
8. Childcare markets in the US: supply and demand, quality and cost, and public policy
Laura Stout Sosinsky
9. Canadian ECEC labour shortages: big, costly and solvable
Robert Fairholm and Jerome Davis
10. Raw and emerging childcare markets
Part Three: Ethics and principles
11. Need markets be the only show in town?
12. ABC Learning and Australian early childhood education and care: a retrospective ethical audit of a radical experiment
13. Childcare markets and government intervention