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Cain Virginia S., Hofferth Sandra L., 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of school-age children over a four-week period who had been in self-care or in the care of a sibling or other person under the age of 14 either before school, after school, or at night; includes findings of what parent and family…
Hofferth Sandra L., 1989
Reports & Papers
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A discussion of the demand and supply aspects of child care in the United States, with a focus on the types of child care arrangements parents choose as dictated by expense and satisfaction with arrangements
Mason Karen Oppenheim, Kuhlthau Karen, 1989
Reports & Papers
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A study of Detroit, Michigan parents' perceived notions of ideal child care arrangements for preschool children as affected by such factors as women's current use of child care, marital and employment status, income, youngest child's age, gender…
Floge Liliane, 1989
Reports & Papers
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An analysis of the changing effects of household structure on the employment, child care availability and continued education of mothers with preschool children in New York City
Fuqua Robert W., Schieck Roberta, 1989
Reports & Papers
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A survey of 107 parents and discussion of the correlation between their child care decisions and use of child care resource and referral programs
Rapp Gail S., Lloyd Sally A., 1989
Reports & Papers
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A study of the link between the home as haven ideology on the decision to use familiy based or center based child care
Ross Catherine E., Mirowsky John, 1988
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A study of employed wives? psychological wellbeing as affected by the presence of children, the type of child care available, the difficulties surrounding child care arrangements, and the husband?s participation in child care, with data collected…
Leibowitz Arleen, Waite Linda, Witsberger Christina, 1988
Reports & Papers
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A study of the determinants of labor force participation and child care choices of mothers with children ages 0-2 and 3-5
Blau David M., Robins Philip K., 1988
Reports & Papers
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An analysis of family labor supply and the child care market, illustrating relationships between parents? child care and employment decisions in 1980
Hofferth Sandra L., Phillips Deborah A., 1987
Reports & Papers
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An exploration of the trends surrounding mothers? child care arrangements over the period of 1970 to 1995 and their implications for the supply and demand of child care in the United States
Powell Douglas R., Widdows Richard, 1987
Reports & Papers
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A study of the social and economic factors associated with the after-school child care decisions of parents of elementary school children in a medium-sized community, including the identification of several predictor variables
Fuqua Robert W., Labensohn Dorothy, 1986
Reports & Papers
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Date from a survey of parents with children birth to age 12 on child care choices, arrangements and satisfaction
Emlen Arthur, Koren Paul E., 1984
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship between employee's child care needs and their work, focusing on the types of child care arrangements employees use, why they choose the care they do, the level of difficulty in finding care, employees' levels of…
Bradbard Marilyn R., Endsley Richard C., Readdick Christine A., 1983
Reports & Papers
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A study of the factors influencing parents' choice of profit-making child care centers, using data from a survey of 86 parents with children attending six different profit-making child care centers in two southeastern college communities
Schwartz Pamela, 1983
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the infant-mother attachment behavior of 18-month-old children from intact middle class families who attend full-time child care, part-time child care, and do not attend child care