Election Year Politics, 2005, and the “Nanny State”

  • Helen [May


This article provides an overview of the progress towards implementing the government’s Early Childhood Strategic Plan 2002-2012 in the context of the election politics of 2005. This highlighted social and economic divides in which the so-called “nanny state” offered some differing solutions for the care and education of its youngest children.


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Helen [May
How to Cite
[MAY, Helen. Election Year Politics, 2005, and the “Nanny State”. The New Zealand Annual Review of Education, [S.l.], n. 15, july 2005. ISSN 1178-3311. Available at: <https://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/nzaroe/article/view/1504>. Date accessed: 27 oct. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.26686/nzaroe.v0i15.1504.


Early Childhood Education