English | Apr. 2004 | ISBN: 0880993057 | 186 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
Because of a variety of social and economic factors, including welfare reform and the Earned Income Tax Credit, a growing number of women found it necessary to enter the labor force during the past 25 years. This includes a dramatic increase in the labor force participation rate of mothers with young children. With this trend predicted to continue for the next two decades, parents and policymakers must ask themselves, "Who will take care of the children when the inevitable work/family conflicts arise?"