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Quality and Affordability

Edward Zigler, Katherine Marsland, and Heather Lord

in The Tragedy of Child Care in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122336
eISBN:
9780300156263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122336.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses the quality and affordability of child care in the United States. It begins by examining the elements of good-quality child care and its importance to children's development. It ... More


Women’s Work and Child Care: Perspectives and Prospects

Marion O’Brien, Jennifer M. Weaver, Margaret Burchinal, K. Alison Clarke-Stewart, and Deborah Lowe Vandell

in Societal Contexts of Child Development: Pathways of Influence and Implications for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199943913
eISBN:
9780199354689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943913.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Women’s labor force participation has increased dramatically since 1970, such that a majority of mothers of young children now work outside the home. Research to date has provided a broad outline of ... More


Issues of Quality and Access Emerging from the Changing Early Childhood Policy Context: Toward the Next Generation of Research

Martha Zaslow, Danielle A. Crosby, and Nina Smith

in Societal Contexts of Child Development: Pathways of Influence and Implications for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199943913
eISBN:
9780199354689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943913.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The past few decades have seen a tremendous increase in the number of young children attending early care and education settings, not only because of the potential support they provide working ... More


“I Don’t Trust People to Watch My Kids”: Mothers ’ Distrust in Child Care Providers

Judith A. Levine

in Ain't No Trust: "How Bosses, Boyfriends, and Bureaucrats Fail Low-Income Mothers and Why It Matters"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274716
eISBN:
9780520956919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274716.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter investigates the arena of child care. The post-reform group described the same inability to trust the quality of child care providers available as the women interviewed before reform. ... More


Fertility Theories: Can They Explain the Negative Fertility-Income Relationship?

Larry E. Jones and Alice Schoonbroodt

in Demography and the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226754727
eISBN:
9780226754758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226754758.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explains the observed negative relationship between income and fertility within a standard utility maximizing economic model. The observation that richer populations have lower fertility ... More


Understanding Child Care Quality and Implications for Dual Language Learners

Sadie L. Hasbrouck and Robert Pianta

in The Culture of Child Care: Attachment, Peers, and Quality in Diverse Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190218089
eISBN:
9780190218102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218089.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores early childhood classroom quality with an explicit focus on the implications for dual language learners (DLLs). The 2010 census revealed that 22% of children in the United ... More


The Culture of Child Care: Attachment, Peers, and Quality in Diverse Communities

Kay E. Sanders and Alison Wishard Guerra (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190218089
eISBN:
9780190218102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218089.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book investigates whether the former articulations accepted by the early childhood canon regarding definitions of quality, models of relationship outside the home, and peer relations in the ... More


“But Mommy Doesn’t Do It Like That”: Considering Cultural Congruency Between Home and Child Care in the Development of African American Children

Kay E. Sanders

in The Culture of Child Care: Attachment, Peers, and Quality in Diverse Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190218089
eISBN:
9780190218102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218089.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines cultural congruency, consistency between home and child care, for African American children in view of the theory of relationships within cultural communities. There is not ... More


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