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What We Know about Childcare

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$72.50 • £58.95 • €65.50

ISBN 9780674017498

Publication Date: 06/15/2005


320 pages

5-1/2 x 9 inches

1 line illustration, 1 table

The Developing Child


  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • I. A Nation Transformed
    • 1. Making the Best of Difficult Choices
    • 2. The Evolution ofChildcare in the United States
    • 3. Childcare in the United States Today
  • II. A Quarter Century of Research
    • 4. Studying Childcare
    • 5. Effects of Care
    • 6. Variations in Care
    • 7. The Caregiver’s Role
    • 8. The Family’s Place
  • III. Looking to the Future
    • 9. Making Better Childcare Choices
    • 10. Planning Better Childcare Research
    • 11. Implementing Better Childcare Solutions
  • Notes
  • Index

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