chapter  4
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Modern mothers’ inheritance (2): national, global and local

In the next chapter actual examples of nondecision-making with regard to specific local government childcare policies are outlined and analysed. The two case studies are both examples of Scottish local government in the 1980s. Prior to that it is instructive to examine childcare policies and discourses in different states, across the European Community, across the United Kingdom and across Scottish local government.