Gordon Cleveland and Michael Krashinsky, Department of Economics, University of Toronto at Scarborough.
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This paper describes the purposes that can be served by child care services and illustrates how it can advance social and economic objectives of national importance.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter I - Introduction
A definition of child care
The purposes that can be served by child care services
The importance of quality in child care services
These proceedings from a one-day symposium on policy-relevant child care research was held at the Learned Societies meetings in 1991. Overviews of developmental psychology, sociology, and economics approaches to child care research as well as current Canadian research on school-age child care, family day care and a model for determining child care demand are presented.