Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Child Care Arrangements Among Low-Income Families: A Qualitative Approach

Description:
An analysis of child care arrangements among urban low-income families, using qualitative research methods--including interviews with mothers over a twelve month period, and observations in child care settings--to explore the following questions: (1) What are the strategies working families in low income urban communities adopt for their young children's care and development?; (2) How do different strategies affect the way children spend their time during early childhood?; and (3) What comparisons, if any, can be made in the care offered families with young children in American inner-city communities that differ by racial and ethnic composition, and/or the types of services available in those neighborhoods? The goal is to better understand individual family decisions within the context of the choices available at the community level.
Resource Type:
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Principal Investigator(s):
Research Scholar(s):
Grantee(s)/Contrator(s):
Contact(s):

Related resources include summaries, versions, measures (instruments), or other resources in which the current document plays a part. Research products funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation are related to their project records.

- You May Also Like

These resources share similarities with the current selection.

Child care arrangements among low-income families: A qualitative approach

Reports & Papers

Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative public comments on the February 7th, 2019 administrative procedures notice filing for the Child Care Payment Program Policy Manual and Economic Impact Statement

Other

National Study of Child Care for Low-Income Families: Patterns of child care use among low-income families: Final report

Reports & Papers
Release: 'v1.54.0' | Built: 2024-02-19 12:13:38 EST