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What We Know about Childcare

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HARDCOVER

$70.50 • £56.95 • €63.50

ISBN 9780674017498

Publication Date: 06/15/2005

Short

320 pages

5-1/2 x 9 inches

1 line illustration, 1 table

The Developing Child

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What We Know About Childcare…offers an exhaustive, evenhanded account of what the latest research proves—and what it disproves—about childcare’s impact on children.—Pamela Kruger, Child

Clarke-Stewart and Allhusen have amassed wonderful data and detailed descriptions of the social, psychological, and political issues that continue to surround childcare in the U.S. in this new millennium. Engaging such a broad audience in these issues is a difficult, but worthy task. Their effort certainly deserves much praise.—Julie Cooper Altman, Families in Society

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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane