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The great child care debate: The long-term effects of non-parental child care

Publication
Gillian Doherty
Occasional paper 7
1996
78pp
$10

 

This paper reviews studies that compare children with non-parental child care experience to children without this experience. Two major themes emerge from this review: first, the research does not support the view that participation in child care is harmful; and second, it is important that the child care experience is of high quality.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Summary

1 Context
Introduction
Selection of the studies
Contemporary realities
Future realities
The great debate
The purpose of this paper
The format of this paper