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ERIC Number: EJ533858
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0192-513X
Market Child Care versus Care by Relatives: Choices Made by Employed and Nonemployed Mothers.
Kuhlthau, Karen; Mason, Karen Oppenheim
Journal of Family Issues, v17 n4 p561-78 Jul 1996
Studies whether mothers of preschool-aged children use market child care versus care by relatives to assess the importance of economics versus preferences. Suggests employed mothers turn to relatives for child care partly out of preference, not just because relatives are inexpensive. Employed mothers have different views than unemployed mothers. (FC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue on "The Changing Circumstances of Children's Lives." Earlier version of this paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 3-5, 1990)