Chapter 14. Childcare Research at the Dawn of a New Millennium: An Update

  1. J. Gavin Bremner4 and
  2. Theodore D. Wachs5
  1. Sarah L. Friedman1,
  2. Edward Melhuish2 and
  3. Candace Hill3

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327588.ch14

Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 2, Second Edition

Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 2, Second Edition

How to Cite

Friedman, S. L., Melhuish, E. and Hill, C. (2010) Childcare Research at the Dawn of a New Millennium: An Update, in Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 2, Second Edition (eds J. G. Bremner and T. D. Wachs), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327588.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Lancaster University, UK

  2. 5

    Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Public Research, USA

  2. 2

    Birkbeck, University of London, UK

  3. 3

    CAN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332742

Online ISBN: 9781444327588

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Keywords:

  • Childcare Research at the Dawn of a New Millennium: An Update;
  • Early Childcare Research Network (ECCRN);
  • The State of Knowledge about Childcare and Child Development;
  • Childcare and the Development of Children who Experienced Childcare in Infancy;
  • Childcare and security of attachment;
  • Childcare, social competence, and behavior problems;
  • Sydney (Australia) Family Development Project (SFDP);
  • regression discontinuity (RD) design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conceptualizing Childcare

  • The Assessment of Childcare

  • The State of Knowledge about Childcare and Child Development

  • Childcare and the Development of Children who Experienced Childcare in Infancy

  • Directions for Future Research

  • Conclusion

  • References