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Conference Workshop on Caring for Infants and Toddlers (2001 : Washington, D.C.)

Title Working families and growing kids : caring for children and adolescents / Committee on Family and Work Policies ; Eugene Smolensky and Jennifer Appleton Gootman, editors.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2003]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.7 W926W    Check Shelf
Description xi, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education."
"This report is a product of the Committee on Family and Work Policies, a project of the National Research Council (NRC) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM)"--P. vii.
A report based on presentations from a one-day October 2001 Workshop on Caring for Infants and Toddlers convened by the Committee, with additional data from other researchers and consultants.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-326) and index.
Form Also available in electronic form via the Internet as viewed 1/12/2004.
Contents 1. Setting the stage -- 2. Work and family trends -- 3. Trends in the care of children -- 4. Maternal employment and the family environment -- 5. Effects of child care -- 6. Parental employment and adolescent development -- 7. Effects of welfare reform -- 8. Public policies to support working families -- 9. Findings and next steps.
Subject Child welfare -- United States -- Congresses.
Children of working parents -- Care -- United States.
School-age child care -- United States -- Congresses.
Child development -- United States -- Congresses.
Work and family -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses.
Child Development -- United States -- Congresses.
Women, Working -- United States -- Congresses.
Family -- United States -- Congresses.
Child Welfare -- United States -- Congresses.
Added Author Smolensky, Eugene.
Gootman, Jennifer Appleton.
Committee on Family and Work Policies (U.S.)
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Children, Youth, and Families.
National Research Council (U.S.). Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.
ISBN 0309087031 hardcover
030952587X PDF
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