Manitoba's Childcare Regime: Social Liberalism in Flux

  title={Manitoba's Childcare Regime: Social Liberalism in Flux},
  author={Susan Prentice},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Sociology},
  pages={193 - 207}
  • S. Prentice
  • Published 8 July 2004
  • Political Science
  • The Canadian Journal of Sociology
<p> This article assesses the "social liberalism" of Manitoba's childcare system, drawing on welfare state regime theory. Childcare in Manitoba is characterized by more social solidarity than in other English provinces. Longstanding design features have created a distinctly progressive Manitoba tradition in childcare, in place since the establishment of provincially regulated childcare. Recently, under the NDP, restructuring has occurred in childcare policy, policy-making institutions and the… 
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