Reimagining Care/Work Policies

Brooke Richardson is an Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Sociology at Brock University, lecturer in the Department of Early Childhood Studies at Ryerson University and current President of the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario. Brooke has published and presented nationally and internationally on topics related to social policy (childcare, child welfare) and Canadian children/families. Her current work problematizes the increasing privatization of the care while exploring alternative possibilities offered through a feminist, ethics of care framework. She is currently working on two edited anthologies: Mothering on the edge: A critical examination of mothering within the child protection system (Demeter Press) and The Early Childhood Educator: Critical Conversations in Feminist Theory (Bloosmbury).