ERIC Number: ED371848
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Family Day Care: Current Research for Informed Public Policy.
Peters, Donald L., Ed.; Pence, Alan R., Ed.
This book presents reviews and analyses from a variety of disciplinary perspectives that place American and Canadian family day care in a historical, demographic, social, and economic context. The 15 chapters are: (1) "Family Day Care: Issues and Information Needs" (Donald Peters and Alan Pence); (2) "Historical Perspectives on Familial and Extrafamilial Child Care: Toward a History of Family Day Care" (Judith Auerbach and Gary Woodill); (3) "The Changing Demographics of Family Day Care in the United States" (Sandra Hofferth and Ellen Kisker); (4) "Family Day Care in a Sociological Context: Data from the Canadian National Child Care Study" (Alan Pence and others); (5) "An Introduction to the Economics of Family Home Day Care" (Steven Barnett); (6) "Research Perspectives on Family Day Care" (June Pollard and Jan Fischer); (7) "Family Day Care for Infants and Toddlers" (Carollee Howes and Laura Sakai); (8) "Family Day Care and Children with Disabilities" (Penny Deiner); (9) "The Physical Setting: Ecological Features of Family Day Care and Their Impact on Child Development" (Susan Golbeck); (10) "Dimensions of Parent-Provider Relationships in Family Day Care" (Douglas Powell and Gail Bollin); (11) "Training and Professionalism in Family Day Care" (Susan Kontos and others); (12) "Models of Family Day Care and Support Services in Canada" (Irene Kyle); (13) "Models of Family Day Care and Support Services in the United States" (Joe Perreault); (14) "Assessing Quality in Family Day Care" (Richard Clifford and others); and (15) "Future Policy and Research Needs" (Arthur Emlen and Elizabeth Prescott). Each chapter includes references. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Caregiver Training, Child Caregivers, Demography, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Economic Factors, Family Day Care, Parent Caregiver Relationship, Physical Environment, Social Influences, Socioeconomic Influences
Teachers College Press, Box 20, Williston, VT 05495-0020 ($36).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States