Reimagining Care/Work Policies

Outputs

We are producing a wide range of knowledge outputs for academics, researchers, policy experts, community service providers,  and the general public. Here you will find books, journal articles and book chapters, selected presentations and panels, and reports. The RC/W has partially or fully funded these outputs.

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Childcare

La conciliation emploi-famille chez les mères et les pères québécois en temps de pandémie : constats et recommandations pour le Québec.

Mathieu, S., & Tremblay, D.G. (2022)

COVID and Beyond: Reconfiguring Early Childhood Education in Canada for the 21st Century. Journal of Childhood Studies, 46(3)

Prentice, S., & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (2021)

Critiquing Ontario’s Childcare Policy Responses to the Inextricably Connected Needs of Mothers, Children and Early Childhood Educators, Journal of Childhood Studies, 46(3), 3-15.

Richardson, B., Powell, A., & Langford, R. (2021)

Pandemic Effects: Ableism, Exclusion, and Procedural Bias. Journal of Childhood Studies, 46(3), 16-29

Underwood, K., van Rhijn, T., Balter, A.S., Feltham, L., Douglas, P., Parekh, G, & Lawrence, B. (2021)

COVID-19 and Childcare in Canada: A Tale of Ten Provinces and Three Territories. Journal of Childhood Studies, 46(3), 42-52

Friendly, M., Forer, B., Vickerson, R., & Mohamed, S. S (2021)

Unpacking the Childcare and Education Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from the Canadian Province of Quebec. Journal of Childhood Studies, 46(3), 63-78

Mathieu, S (2021)

L’effet paradoxal de la pandémie sur l’articulation emploi-famille: le cas du Québec”, Revue Interventions économiques, p.66.

Mathieu, S., & Tremblay, D. G. (2021)

Childcare is Essential – or Not.” In Andrea Rounce and Karine Levasseur, (Eds). COVID-19 in Manitoba: Public Policy Responses to the First Wave. (pp. 135 – 140)

Prentice, S. (2021)

Role of Child Care in Creating Inclusive Communities and Access for All

van Rhijin, T., Underwood, K. Frankel, E. Lero, D.S. Spalding, K., Janus, M. Friendly, M. & Haché, A. (2021)

Parental Leave

Grappling with conceptual and methodological complexities in measuring parental leave designs and impacts. Research Handbook on Leave Policy.

Doucet, A. & Duvander, A-Z. (2022)

Canada Country Note. International review of leave policies and research 2022

Doucet, A., Lero, D.S., McKay, L., Mathieu, S., Ragued, S., Thompson, K., & Tremblay, D.-G. (2022)

Socially Inclusive Parenting Leaves and Parental Benefit Entitlements: Rethinking Care and Work Binaries. Social Inclusion, 9(2), 227-237

Doucet, A. (2021)

Reconceptualizing Parental Leave Benefits in COVID-19 Canada: From Employment Policy to Care and Social Protection Policy

Doucet, A., Mathieu, S., and McKay, L (2021)

Parental Leave and Intra-Regime Differences in a Liberal Country: The Case of Four Canadian Provinces. Canadian Journal of Sociology, 45(2), 169-194

Mathieu, S. McKay, L. and Doucet, A (2021)

Employment

La conciliation emploi-famille chez les mères et les pères québécois en temps de pandémie: constats et recommandations pour le Québec , Enfances, familles, générations

Mathieu, S. & Tremblay, D.G. (2022)

Parentalité, conciliation emploi-famille et composition genrée de la main-d’oeuvre dans les organisations en temps de pandémie : le cas du Québec, Relations industrielles, 77 (2)

Mathieu, S. & Tremblay, D.G. (2022)

Parenthood, Gender, and the Risks and Consequences of Job Loss,  Social Forces. soab078

Fuller, S. & Qian, Y. (2021)

COVID-19 and the Gender Gap in Employment Among Parents of Young Children in Canada. Gender & Society. 35(2) 206-217.

Fuller, S. & Qian, Y. (2021)

COVID-19 and the Gender Employment Gap among Parents of Young Children, Canadian Public Policy 2020 46:S2, S89-S101

Qian, Y. and Fuller, S. (2021)

Cross-Cluster

Familydemic Cross Country and Gender Dataset on Work and Family Outcomes during COVID-19 Pandemic. Scientific Data.

Kurowska, A., Barardehi, I., Fuller, S., Petts, R., Kaufman G., Doucet, A., et al. (in press)

‘I’m kind of in a dilemma’: The challenges of non-standard work schedules and childcare. Community, Work & Family

Richardson, B., Prentice, S., & Lero, D. (2021)

“Concilier emploi et famille en temps de pandémie : les résultats d’une recherche au Québec”, Les politiques sociales, Bruxelles, 3-2020

Tremblay, D. G., & Mathieu. S (2021)

“ Évolution et transformation de la politique familiale québécoise depuis 1997” , Enfances, Familles, Générations, 35.

Mathieu, S., & Tremblay, D.G. (2021)

Theoretical and/or Methodological Innovation

“Confront[ing] the Suspicion” and “Embodied Embedded”: New Materialism, Relational Ontologies, and Fathering Bodies. In U. Mellström & B. Pease (Eds.)., Posthumanism and the Man Question: Beyond Anthropocentric Masculinities (pp. 85-98). Routledge.

Doucet, A. (2022)

“Looking After Our Own is What We Do”: Urban Ontario Indigenous Perspectives on Juggling Paid Work and Unpaid Care Work for Adult Family Members. Wellbeing, Space & Society, 3.

Jewell, E., Doucet, A, Falk, J, and Hilston, K. (2022)

A decolonizing, intersectional, Black feminist approach to young Black Caribbean-Canadian mothers’ resilience. Journal of Family Studies. Online First.

Goddard-Durant, S. K., Doucet, A., Tizza, H., & Sieurnarine, J. A. (2022)

“Time is Not Time is Not Time”: Care Responsibilities, Clock Time, and Process Time. Time and Society. Online First.

Doucet, A. (2022)

A Conversation with Pat Armstrong about “Creative Teamwork: Developing Rapid Site-Switching Ethnography”. Families, Relationships and Societies, 10(1), 179-188

Doucet, A., and Armstrong, P. (2021)

Decolonising Research with Black Communities:  Developing Equitable and Ethical Relationships between Stakeholders. Families, Relationships and Societies, 10(1), 189-196.

Goddard-Durant, S., Sieunarine, J. A. and Doucet, A (2021)

Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly: The Legacies of Lorraine Code. New York: State University of New York (SUNY) Press

McHugh, N. A. and Doucet, A. (Eds). (2021)

“If you’re going to work with Black people, you have to think about these things!” Fostering an Ethical Process in Research with Black Communities. In C. Burkholder, F. Aladajebi, and J. Schwab Cartas (Eds.), Leading and Listening to Community: Facilitating Qualitative, Arts-Based & Visual Research for Social Change.

Goddard-Durant, S., Doucet, A., Sieunarine, J. A. (2021)

What does Rachel Carson have to do with Family Sociology and Family Policies? Ecological Relational Ontologies and Crossing Social Imaginaries. Families, Relationships and Societies, 10(1), 11-31

Doucet, A. (2021)

Presentations

Rearrangements to Childcare and School Functioning due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and their Impact on Employment Outcomes and Division of Labor between Mothers and Fathers in Different Cultural and Institutional Contexts. Work and Family Research Network 6th Biennial Conference 2022

Kurowska, A., Matysiak, A., Fuller, S., Doucet, A., Kaufman, G., & Petts, R. J. (2022)

Fathering, parenting leaves, flexible work, and care/work responsibilities: A mixed-methods Canadian study. Work and Family Research Network 6th Biennial Conference 2022

de Laat., K & Doucet, A. (2022)

Reimagining Childcare, Parental Leave, and Employment Policies for Diverse Canadian Families. Canadian Sociological Association, Congress 2022

Doucet, A., Mathieu, S., McKellep, T., Friendly, M., Bezanson, K., & Qin, R. (2022)

COVID-19 and Canadian families: A mixed methods project on intersections between care/work policies, practices, and outcomes. Canadian Sociological Association, Congress 2022

Doucet, A., Fuller, S., Klostermann, J., & de Laat, K. (2022)

Women and Childcare, Royal Society of Canada Conference, Celebration of Excellence and Engagement

Prentice, S. (2021)

Reimagining Childcare, Parental Leave and Employment Policies. Canadian Sociological Association, Congress 2021.

Bezanson, K., Doucet, A., Friendly, M., & Prentice, S (2021)

Expert witness, House of Commons Status of Women Committee.  25 February 2021

Kate Bezanson (2021)

Expert Witness, House of Commons Status of Women Committee. 10, December, 2020

Andrea Doucet (2021)

Op-Eds

Post-pandémie: une meilleure conciliation emploi-famille sans baisse de salaire

Mathieu, S. & Tremblay, D.G. (2022)

Qualité des soins en services de garde : un enjeu négligé au Québec, Options politiques

Mathieu, S. (2022)

Cinq partis, cinq visions des services aux familles

Mathieu, S. (2022)

Le Québec doit continuer de miser sur les CPE

Mathieu, S. (2022)

Four ideas to make Quebec’s child-care system a model for all of Canada. June 6, 2022.

Mathieu, S. (2022)

What Should We Look for in Ontario’s Child Care Agreement? March 27, 2022.

Cleveland, G. (2022)

Plus d’argent pour plus de nouveaux parents . 16 mars, 2022.

Mathieu, S., & Ragued, S. (2022)

Parental leave needs an overhaul. Reform of the Canadian system should make it more inclusive, equitable and integrated with other benefit programs. February 9.

Doucet, A., & de Laat, K. (2022)

No Good Reason for Ontario to Delay Signing Child-Care Agreement, Feb. 11.

Prentice, S. & Pasolli, L. (2022)

$10 a day Childcare Will Dramatically Reduce Employment Barriers for Parents

Cleveland, G. (2021)

We Must Eliminate Profit-making from Child Care and Elder Care. May 25, 2021.

Prentice, S., & Armstrong, P. (2021)

“Le RQAP doit corriger des inégalités créées par les prestations bonifiées”, Options politiques, 17 mai, 2021.

Mathieu, S. (2021)

“Four lessons from Québec early childcare model”, Policy Options, 4 mai, 2021.

Mathieu, S. (2021)

“Services de garde : les failles du « modèle québécois”, La Conversation, 3 mai, 2021.  

Mathieu, S. (2021)

Quatre leçons à retenir du modèle québécois de services de garde, Options politiques, 27 avril, 2021.

Mathieu, S. (2021)

Building a national child-care system requires a coherent, ambitious approach. Policy Options. Institute for Research on Public Policy. March 17, 2021.

Ballantyne, M., Friendly, M. & Prentice, S. (2021)

“What is the ‘Québec model’ of early learning and childcare?, Options politiques. February 18, 2021.

Cleveland, G., Mathieu, S., & Japel, C. (2021)

“Les changements apportés au Régime québécois d’assurance parentale”, Options politiques, January 25, 2021.

Mathieu, S. (2021)

“Les employeurs: des partenaires essentiels de la conciliation emploi-famille, Observatoire des tout petits. Novembre 14, 2020.

Mathieu, S., & Tremblay, D.G. (2021)

 “Rentrée : a-t-on (encore) oublié les éducatrices?” , La Conversation, 18 août, 2020.

Mathieu, S. (2021)

“A-t-on pensé aux enfants en services de garde?”, Le Devoir, 13 août, 2020.

Mathieu, S. (2021)

Child Care Becoming Unaffordable for Many. Winnipeg Free Press, August 8, 2020.

Prentice, S., & Stevens, H. (2021)

“The Pandemic is hurting Canada’s working mothers”. Globe and Mail. Opinion, July 8, 2020. 

Fuller, S. & Qian, Y. (2021)

“Il faut qu’on parle des éducatrices en garderie”, L’Actualité, 14 mai, 2020.

Mathieu, S. (2021)

“Les éducatrices en services de garde : les anges oubliés”, Le Soleil, 10 mai, 2020.

Mathieu, S. (2021)

“Les éducatrices en services de garde : les anges oubliés?”, La Conversation, 8 mai, 2020. 

Mathieu, S. (2021)

Pandemic Punctures Child-Care Illusion. Winnipeg Free Press, March 25, 2020.

Prentice, S. (2021)

Dear Erin O’Toole: your tax scheme is not child care. September 17, 2021. Toronto Star.

Ballantyne, M. (2021)

Which political party has the best child care plan? September 10, 2021. Childcare Policy Net.

Cleveland, G. (2021)

Lies, Damned Lies, and Conservative Politicians. August 17, 2021. Childcare Policy Net.

Cleveland, G. (2021)

What should the Ontario Child Care Plan include? August 14, 2021. Childcare Policy Net.

Cleveland, G. (2021)

How to grow an accessible, high quality, equitable child care system. Policy Options. July 21, 2021.

Friendly, M. and Anderson, L. (2021)

FAQ: What’s wrong with for-profit Child Care? June 21, 2021.Childcare Policy Net

Cleveland, G. (2021)

An open letter to Ken Boessenkool about the Child Care Expense Deduction (and other things). June 17, 2021. Childcare Policy Net.

Cleveland, G. (2021)

Redesign Parental Leave System to Enhance Gender Equality

Doucet, A., Mathieu, S., & McKay, L. (2020)

Reports

Game changer: Child care fees in Canada. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Macdonald, D., and Friendly, M. (2022)

One year later: Follow up results from a survey on COVID-19 and child care in Canada. Childcare Resource and Research Unit

Vickerson, R., Friendly, M., Forer, B., Mohamed, S. & Nguyen, N. T. (2022)

Apprentissage et garde des jeunes enfants au Canada : d’où partons-nous, où allons-nous ?

Cleveland, G. (2022)

Early Learning and Child Care in Canada: Where Have We Come From, Where Are We Going?

Cleveland, G. (2022)

A Framework for Understanding Family Diversities in Canada. Report for the Vanier Institute of the Family. February 1, 2022.

Hilbrecht, M., de Laat K., & Keating, N. (2022)

Childcare for Recovery and Rebuilding: Policy Brief.  First Policy Response, 14 September 2020.

Bezanson, K., A. Bevan, and M. Lysack (2021)

From Stabilization to Stimulus and Beyond: A Roadmap to Social and Economic Recovery.  First Policy Response, April 15, 2020

Bezanson, K., A. Bevan, M. Lysack and K. Hammer (2021)

Non-Standard Work and Child Care in Canada: A Challenge for Parents, Policy Makers, and Child Care Provision. Childcare Resource and Research Unit

Lero, D. S., Prentice, S., Friendly, M., Richardson, B., & Fraser, L. (2021)

Risky business: Child care ownership in Canada past, present and future. Childcare Resource and Research Unit. June, 2021

Friendly, M., Vickerson, R., Mohamed, S. S., Rothman, L.& Nguyen, N. T. (2021)

“Des changements au Régime québécois d’assurance parentale”, Bulletin de liaison, Fédération des associations de familles monoparentales et recomposées du Québec,46(1).

Mathieu, S. (2021)

Sounding the alarm: COVID-19’s impact on Canada’s precarious child care sector. Child care fees in Canada. March 18, 2021, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Macdonald, D., and Friendly, M. (2021)