What underpins a property view of the child

“An emphasis on economic values and the provision of formal childcare services as an industry supports a property view of the child.” (59)

Ref: Joy Goodfellow (2005) ‘Market Childcare: preliminary considerations of a ‘property view’ of the child’  Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, Volume 6, Number 1, pp. 54-65

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This blog is a kind of electronic storage locker for ideas and quotes that inform my research... literary research into fiction for young adults (with a special focus on New Zealand fiction). Kiwis are producing amazing literature for younger readers, but it isn't getting the academic appreciation it deserves. I hope readers of this blog can make use of the material I gather and share by way of promoting our fiction. Cheers!
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