"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.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-326) and index.
Also available in electronic form via the Internet as viewed 1/12/2004.
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.