Chapter 28. Early Childhood Policy: A Comparative Perspective

  1. Kathleen McCartney and
  2. Deborah Phillips
  1. Jane Waldfogel

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch28

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

How to Cite

Waldfogel, J. (2006) Early Childhood Policy: A Comparative Perspective, in Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development (eds K. McCartney and D. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch28

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120739

Online ISBN: 9780470757703

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Keywords:

  • comparative perspective;
  • corporatist;
  • parental leave policies;
  • child benefits.;
  • auspices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Three Types of Early Childhood Policies

  • Parental Leave Policies

  • Early Childhood Education and Care Policies

  • Child Benefits

  • Conclusions