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Lopreite Debora Cecilia, Macdonald Laura, Spring 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
This paper investigates new directions in the evolution of Latin American welfare regimes by focusing on the extension of early childhood education and care (ECEC) policies in Argentina and Mexico, particularly in the last decade. Both states have…
Erhel Christine, Guergoat-Lariviere Mathilde, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using the EU-SILC database (2005-06) for twenty-four European countries, this article develops a comparative perspective on labor market situations of women and mothers with very young children in relation to labor market institutions and policies (…
United States. Office of Head Start, June, 2013
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Father engagement is an integral part of family engagement. This Guide provides information about serving expectant fathers and fathers of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, as well as other men who play a significant role in the lives of young…
Guterman Neil B., 12 November, 2012
Reports & Papers
The father involvement service enhancement targeted in the present study was designed to leverage the longer-term potential to significantly magnify the preventive impact of home visiting by addressing the significant father-related influences on…
Guterman Neil B., 12 November, 2012
Executive Summary
A now well-developed evidence base has pointed out the clear potential for home visiting services to deliver discernible preventive benefit to vulnerable families and children. However, a number of early home visitation outcome studies have detected…
Moon Michelle, February, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationships between fathers' views of the costs and benefits of child care, anxiety of having their child in child care, and the effects of child care on their children, and their financial need, gender roles, attachment to their…
Fitzpatrick Tom, 2011
Reports & Papers
This report on father involvement in early childhood programs in Minnesota uses surveys and interviews to discuss the importance of father involvement, father involvement in program activities, challenges and barriers for programs to involve fathers…
Women's Economic Security Campaign, September 2010
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An exploration of the links between child care and women's economic security, and a discussion of the role of private women's funders in the improvements of the availability of quality child care to low-income women
Lee Deborah, March 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the experiences of homosexual women and their families in a variety of early childhood education settings from interviews with 17 women from 12 lesbian-parented middle class families in New Zealand
New Brunswick Child Care Coalition, 2010
Reports & Papers
Findings from an exploration of mothers' experiences of the social and economic implications of child care arrangements in New Brunswick, Canada
Gorvine Benjamin J., 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description and comparison of residential, nonresidential, biological and stepfather quality of involvement with their children from 78 interviews with mothers of children enrolled in a Head Start program in a county in southeastern Michigan
Ceglowski Deborah A., Shears Jeffrey, Furman Richard, January, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of the experiences of a single American middle-income father in his search for and continued use of child care for his son, based on quarterly interviews between 2000 and 2002
Dyer W. Justin, McBride Brent A., Santos Rosa Milagros, Jeans Laurie M., June 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the association between father involvement and the time of children?s diagnosis of developmental delays, based on a subsample of children with developmental delays and their fathers from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study -…
McBride Brent A., Dyer W. Justin, Liu Ying, Brown Geoffrey L., Hong Sungjin, May 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the links between early parental involvement and later student achievement, based on a subsample of 1,474 children and their fathers from the Child Development Supplement of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID-CDS)
Kahn Tim, Hewitt-Taylor Jaqui, March, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of children's, mothers', and fathers' perspectives on father involvement in early childhood settings, based on focus groups held with 27 parents and on consultations with 51 children