US Child Care and Maternity Leave
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 216 , Segment 1
Episode: US Child Care & Maternity Leave, How to Volunteer
- Sep 11, 2018 4:00 pm
- 50:12 mins
Joya Misra, Ph.D., is a Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts. Her research and teaching primarily focus on social inequality, including inequalities by gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and educational level. Nearly 1 in 4 children in the U.S. are in single-parent households, and in the majority of two-parent households both parents are working, yet childcare is generally unaffordable and paid leave is not available to most U.S. parents. Is the US stingier with child care and maternity leave than the rest of the world? Joya Misra with the info.