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Paschall Katherine W., Mastergeorge Ann M., January/February 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study used a person-centered approach to examine stability and change in parenting typologies across early childhood. Profiles were associated within and across time with contextual covariates, including demographic characteristics, risk…
O'Neal Colleen, Weston Lynsey, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Berlin Lisa J., Atapattu Ranga, May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Infant-parent interactions occur across many situations, yet most home-based assessments of parenting behaviors are conducted under conditions of low stress, such as free play. In this study, low-income mothers from the Early Head Start Research and…
Chaudry Ajay, Pedroza Juan M., Sandstrom Heather, Danziger Anna, Grosz Michel, Scott Molly, Ting Sarah, January, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of low-income parents' child care decisionmaking and the influence of family characteristics and contextual community factors on their decisions, based on interviews with community experts and stakeholders and in-depth qualitative interviews…
Michalopoulos Charles, Lundquist Erika, Castells Nina, September, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact on employment, earnings, and child care outcomes of expanding child care subsidy eligibility to moderate-income families and of extending the subsidy eligibility redetermination period from six months to a year, based on 1,884…
Michalopoulos Charles, Lundquist Erika, Castells Nina, September, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the impact on employment, earnings, and child care outcomes of expanding child care subsidy eligibility to moderate-income families and of extending the subsidy eligibility redetermination period from six months to a year,…
Michalopoulos Charles, June, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact on subsidy duration, employment, and income of reduced child care subsidy copayments, based on 5,106 Washington State child care subsidy applicants randomly assigned to standard or reduced copayment schedules
Michalopoulos Charles, June, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the impact on subsidy duration, employment, and income of reduced child care subsidy copayments, based on 5,106 Washington State child care subsidy applicants randomly assigned to standard or reduced copayment schedules
Montes Guillermo, Halterman Jill Suzanne, July 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the association between child care problems and parental employment decisions among a sample of 82 families with autistic young children
Joshi Pamela, Bogen Karen, February, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of how mothers' nonstandard night, weekend, or rotating work schedules affect their preschool children's behavior
Bachman Heather J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the implications of custodial grandparent care by comparing the material hardship, mental health, and physical well-being of custodial grandmothers and biological mothers using data from Welfare, Children, and Families: A Three-City Study
Ispa Jean M., Halgunseth Linda C., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation into the attitudes of African-American mothers on corporal punishment, using qualitative data from interviews with nine low-income African-American mothers
Baydar Nazli, Reid M. Jamila, Webster-Stratton Carolyn, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of select psychological risk factors on parenting, ability to benefit from a parenting program, and program participation among mothers participating in Head Start
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Institute for Policy Research, 2001
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An inquiry into the influence of the work requirements of the 1996 welfare reforms on the work-life balance of welfare recipients, based on interviews with a sample of 58 welfare recipients in Chicago
United States. Administration for Children and Families, 2001
Reports & Papers
A study of families' decisions regarding employment and child care arrangements, examining variations by child's age, mother's race, and other family characteristics, and assessing the impact of child care subsidies and other state policies on…
Hallam Rena A., Spring 2000
Reports & Papers
A study examining the links between mothers' parental self-efficacy, participation in an Early Head Start program, and behavioral interactions between mothers and their toddlers, based on surveys, interviews, and observations of a culturally diverse…