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Stith Sandra M., Davis Albert J., 1984
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the comparative child care practices of maternal and non-maternal caregiving in own-home and unregulated family day care homes; a sample population of 30 caregivers- 10 employed mothers, 10 substitute caregivers, and 10 non-employed…
Adams Diane B., Summer 1982
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
To obtain current information about the status of family day care regulations, state directors of day care licensing were surveyed by telephone during February 1982. Every state (plus Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia)…
Jones Elizabeth, Prescott Elizabeth, 1982
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of child care, particularly the trend towards center-based child care, as a short-term necessity for employed mothers but not a long-term solution for children and their families; the discussion also proposes three social policy…
Watson Eunice L., Collins Alice H., 1982
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Case studies and discussion of the role of natural helping networks, such as family members and friends, assisting working parents with young children to find family child care, and their influence on prevention and amelioration of child abuse and…
Morgan James N., 1981
Reports & Papers
A study of the factors that influence employed parents' selection of specific types of child care
Ramey Craig T., 1981
Reports & Papers
An overview on the proper care of infants and toddlers in center-based child care settings
Wattenberg Esther, Fall/Winter 1980
Other
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of family child care in the United States, with a focus on the characteristics of and the regulations for this type of child care arrangement
Presser Harriet B., Baldwin Wendy, 1980
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the extent to which the unavailability of satisfactory child care is a constraint on employment for mothers with children under five years of age
Kushman John E., 1979
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the political pressures of increased subsidization of child care and tax and welfare reform with market trends in three types of child care centers in North Carolina
Finkelstein Neal W., Dent Cathy, Gallacher Kathleen, Ramey Craig T., 1978
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of children?s social experiences to changes in social behavior as a function of age in a child care setting
Belsky Jay, Steinberg Laurence D., 1978
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A critique investigating the broader effects of center-based child care on parents, the family, and social institutions
Duncan Greg J., Hill C. Russell, 1977
Reports & Papers
An examination of the relationship between a family?s socioeconomic status and their use of formal child care, using data from the 1974 wave of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics
Weisner Thomas S., Gallimore Ronald, 1977
Other
Peer Reviewed
A sociological analysis of different child care settings, their cultural variations, and possible impacts on children from different caretakers
Farran Dale Clark, Ramey Craig T., 1976
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of placing infants in group child care centers at a very early age on the development of mother-child attachment bond