ERIC Number: ED121428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Child-Care Programs in Nine Countries: A Report Prepared for the OECD Working Party on the Role of Women in the Economy.
Kahn, Alfred J.; Kamerman, Sheila B.
This booklet presents the results of a survey of child care programs in nine countries: Canada, France, The Federal Republic of Germany, Israel, Poland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Yugoslavia. Data (prepared in 1974) was assembled for each of the countries by researchers in that country. Eleven facets of child care programs were evaluated: (1) the structure of child care programs, (2) social and welfare supports for child care arrangements, (3) the size and coverage of child care programs, (4) child care program eligibility and financing, (5) goals and purposes of child care programs, (6) major program forms or models, (7) geographical distribution of facilities, (8) staffing of child care programs, (9) standards for child care programs, (10) research and evaluation, and (11) current issues in child care. Data tables are included. (BRT)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. School of Social Work.