International Handbook of Child Care Policies and Programs

International Handbook of Child Care Policies and Programs

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This reference offers a comprehensive overview of public policies and programs related to child care in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Oceania, Europe, and North America. The volume begins with an introductory essay that discusses trends and developments in child care around the world. The chapters that follow discuss policies and programs in 29 countries representing a wide range of social, economic, political, and geographic conditions. The chapters are arranged in alphabetical order, and each discusses the historical, cultural, and ideological contexts in which child care policies and programs are implemented. A final chapter synthesizes the information and makes crossnational comparisons. The work concludes with appendices of demographic data, maternity and parental leave policies, along with a general bibliography of current works for further reading.discussions in the area and affected the present status of family and child care policies in Sweden. THE DIFFERENT ... Day care centers are usually open weekdays from 7 A.m. until 7 P.m. with some local variations. Most children spendanbsp;...

Title:International Handbook of Child Care Policies and Programs
Author:Moncrieff Cochran
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1993-01-01


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