The labour market ate my babies : work, children and a sustainable future. /Publication details: Leichhardt, N.S.W. Federation Press 2006 Description: x, 244 pISBN: 9781862876040; 1862876045Subject(s): Labour Market Social Aspects | Work And Family | Youth Attitudes | Women Employment | Sustainable Development | Child Care | Consumers | Working Mothers | Children | Household, Income And Labour Dynamics In Australia Survey (hilda) | Longitudinal Study Of Australian Children (lsac) | Employment/unemployment | Family & Early YearsDDC classification: 331.12 POC
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-238) and index. Family & early years
The author argues that modern working life has considerable impact on Australian youth and on the capacity of parents to care for them. New policy approaches to work and to child-care are needed to support and sustain those who work if they and their children are not to suffer.