British Columbia's child care policies are scrutinized in Working Mothers and the Child Care Dilemma (UBC Press, 2015). This book examines how working mothers, social welfare and politics have influenced the concept of universal child care and recognizes those who have fought for it as a component of fundamental women's rights. The was shortlisted for the 2016 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Book Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, a prize created in 2012 to recognize the best scholarly book published on a British Columbia subject by a Canadian author.

LISA PASOLLI is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies at Trent University.


Working Mothers and the Child Care Dilemma: A History of British Columbia's Social Policy (UBC Press, 2015) $95.00 978-0-7748-2923-6

[BCBW 2015]