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Rose Katherine Kensinger, Elicker James, September 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relative influence of various features of child care arrangements on maternal choice of arrangements, and a study of the association between these features and the characteristics of mothers, based on the questionnaire responses of…
Shears Jeffrey, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the frequency with which 33 social, cognitive, caregiving, and physical activities occur between fathers and their children, based on the self-reported data collected from 485 African-American, Latino, and European-American fathers and…
Hungerford Anne, Cox Martha J., October 2006
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of research examining the relationship among family characteristics, child care experiences and young children's development, focusing on the quality of child care experiences on children from low income families
Weigel Daniel J., Martin Sally S., Bennett Kymberley K., August 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of how mothers' literacy beliefs are incorporated into the home literacy environment and an evaluation of how this relation impacts preschool children's literacy development
Hart Margaret S., Kelley Michelle L., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relation between fathers' and mothers' parenting stress and work-family conflict and children's internalizing and externalizing behaviors among middle and upper middle class, dual-earner couples with 18 to 48 month old children
Press Julie E., Fagan Jay, Bernd Elisa, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the correlation between symptoms of psychological depression among working mothers living in low income urban areas and variables associated with welfare participation, employment characteristics, and child care quality, based on…
Miller Cynthia, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of patterns of child care use and employment stability among current and former welfare recipients in Connecticut, Florida, and Minnesota
Hammer Carol Scheffner, Nimmo Diane, Cohen Risa, Draheim Heather C., Johnson Amy A., December 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study examining and comparing the interaction styles between African American and Puerto Rican mothers and their Head Start children during shared book reading
Smith Carolyn A., Krohn Marvin D., Chu Rebekah, Best Oscar, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the extent and predictors of parental involvment among young, urban, African-American fathers, using data from the Rochester Youth Development Study, a longitudinal survey following 1,000 adolescents in 1987-1988 Rochester, New York
Calvert Sandra L., Rideout Victoria J., Woolard Jennifer L., Barr Rachel F., Strouse Gabriella A., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of computer use patterns in children 6 months to 6 years of age focusing on the influences of age, gender, ethnicity, income, parental education, and family structure and the relationship between computer screen time and reading skills
Scott Phyllis F., 2004
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the mechanisms that mothers use to select and maintain care for their children through interviews with 48 employed mothers from Memphis, Tennessee and Santa Cruz, California
Aldous Joan, Mulligan Gail M., 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of father care on child behavioral problem outcomes, based on a longitudinal study of 600 white, non-Hispanic, two-parent families from the National Survey of Families and Households
Brewster Karin, Padavic Irene, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of changes in employed African American mothers? use of relatives for child care between 1977 and 1994, drawn from pooled cross sections of nationally representative data
Whilte Lucie, 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A review of the history of welfare reform and an exploration of state policies that could resource child care labor subsidized by low-income women's labor
Fagan Jay, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between Head Start fathers? daily hassles and involvement with their children, focusing on factors of the father's biological status, child's gender, paternal education, and work hours