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Belsky Jay, 1990
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A review of literature from the 1980s on the influence of parent-child interaction, parent characteristics and the links between parent-child relationships or peer relationships on the socioemotional development of infants, preschool and school aged…
Darling-Fisher Cynthia S., Tiedje Linda B., 1990
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An examination of the relationship between maternal employment and the amount of time spent by mothers or fathers in child care activities
Howes Carollee, Stewart Phyllis, 1987
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A study of the influences of family and child care characteristics on the play of toddlers in family child care homes, based on observations and questionnaires
Levant Ronald, Slattery Susan C., Loiselle Jane E., 1987
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A study of the patterns of fathers? involvement in household chores and its correlation to fathers? involvement in child care, with data collected through observation and instrumental measurement of 40 upper-middle class families in Massachusetts
Atkinson Alice M., 1987
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A comparison of mother and father involvement in child care at home and in family child care settings
Presser Harriet B., 1986
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A study of the relationships among maternal employment, marital status and child care arrangements, using data from the 1982 United States Current Population Survey
Crittenden Patricia M., 1985
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A discussion on the link between social support and child development when maternal abuse or maltreatment is present
Easterbrooks M. Ann, Goldberg Wendy A., 1984
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A study of the quantitative and qualitative impacts of fathering and the relationships between parenting characteristics, father involvement in child rearing, and child adaptation; the sample population was 75 toddlers and their parents, with data…
Turner Pauline H., Smith Robert M., 1983
Reports & Papers
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A study of assessing the child care needs, attitudes, and practices of 252 single parent households that varied in family income, educational level and number and ages of dependent children
Hughes Robert, Durio Helen F., 1983
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A survey of different family types and their current sources of childrearing and child development information in the state of Texas
Ramey Craig T., Farran Dale Clark, Campbell Frances A., 1979
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A longitudinal study on the effects of preschool intervention on the IQ of high risk children and mother-child relationships
Winetsky Carol S., 1978
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A study of the differences between the behavioral expectations of parents and teachers involved in multiple-system child rearing based on role, social class and ethnicity
Cohler B., Weiss J., Grunebaum H., 1970
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A description of the assessment instrument, Maternal Attitude Scale, to study childrearing attitudes and mother-child attachment behavior
Easterbrooks M. Ann, Jacobs Francine Helene, Bartlett Jessica Dym, Goldberg Jessica, Contreras Mariah M., Kotake Chie, Raskin Maryna, Chaudhuri Jana H., n.d.
Reports & Papers
This study investigates how characteristics of young mothers, their childrearing environments, and their participation in a paraprofessional home visiting program for young parents determine the program's impact on parenting, including child…
Easterbrooks M. Ann, Jacobs Francine Helene, Bartlett Jessica Dym, Goldberg Jessica, Contreras Mariah M., Kotake Chie, Raskin Maryna, Chaudhuri Jana H., n.d.
Executive Summary

This evaluation, a randomized, controlled trial of Healthy Families Massachusetts (HFM), a statewide child maltreatment prevention home visiting program for first-time young parents, examined the program's impact on child maltreatment and…