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African American, White and Hispanic child care preferences: A factorial survey analysis of welfare leavers by race and ethnicity
Shlay, Anne B., January 2010
Social Science Research, 39(1), 125-141

An examination of race and ethnicity differences in child care preferences and definitions of child care quality from a survey of 97 low income adults whose TANF benefits have been terminated in Pennsylvania

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A bargain at any price?: Child care costs and women's employment
Brayfield, April, 1995
Social Science Research, 24(2), 188-214

A study of the influences of child care costs on women's employment

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Barriers to subsidies: Why low-income families do not use child care subsidies
Shlay, Anne B., 2004
Social Science Research, 33(1), 134-157

An investigation into the factors responsible for non-use of child care subsidies among subsidy-eligible families, based on a survey of 196 subsidy-eligible low income African American parents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Determinants of child care mode choice: An economic perspective
Lehrer, Evelyn, 1983
Social Science Research, 12(1), 69-80

A study of two-earner households' child care decisions, presenting evidence that economic and demographic variables are important determinants of the type of child care such households utilize

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Determinants of out-of-school childcare arrangements among children in single-mother and two-parent families
Brandon, Peter D., 2003
Social Science Research, 32(1), 129-147

An examination of the influence of income, maternal employment hours, parental preference, and perceived risk to children on the out of school hours care choices of both single mothers and parents in two-working-parent families, based on data collected from a multistage-stratified sample of households from across the United States

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The effect of welfare guarantees on children's educational attainment
Butler, Amy C., 1990
Social Science Research, 19(2), 175-203

An assessment of the impact of Aid to Families with Dependent Children welfare levels on academic achievement and grade level completion in teenage children from socioeconomically disadvantaged families

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Factors predicting early childhood education and care use by immigrant families
Kahn, Jessica M., July 2010
Social Science Research, 39(4), 642-651

An examination of differences in the relationship between child and family characteristics and the use of relative care, nonrelative care, and center based care for children of foreign born mothers versus children of native-born mothers, based on data from the National Household Education Survey, 2005

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Inequality in the family: The institutional aspects of women’s earning contribution
Stier, Haya, September 2009
Social Science Research, 38(3), 594-608

An examination of the relationship between employment-supportive policies and arrangements, including child care, on women's economic contributions to their families, from a secondary analysis of data from the Luxenberg Income Study, including samples of working-age couples, 25- through 60-years-old in 21 countries

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Learning-related behaviors, cognitive skills, and ability grouping when schooling begins
Tach, Laura Marie, December 2006
Social Science Research, 35(4), 1048-1079

An analysis of the determinants and consequences of reading ability group placement in kindergarten and first grade, based on data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Class of 1998-1999 (ECLS-K)

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A new look at parents time spent in child care: Primary and secondary time use
Zick, Cathleen, 1996
Social Science Research, 25(3), 260-280

A study on the use and distribution of primary and secondary parental child care

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Pre-school enrollment: An analysis by immigrant generation
Chiswick, Barry R., 2006
Social Science Research, 35(1), 60-87

A study of the patterns of pre-school enrollment of children who immigrated as children and the US-born children of immigrants

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The quality and comparability of child care data in U.S. surveys
Raley, R. Kelly, 2000
Social Science Research, 29(3), 356-381

An assessment of the comparability and quality of child care data from different United States national surveys by examining differences in survey design and techniques

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Social support and the working hours of employed mothers in Europe: The relevance of the state, the workplace, and the family
Abendroth, Anja-Kristin, May, 2012
Social Science Research, 41(3), 581-597

A study of the relationship between the number of paid working hours of employed mothers and both policies that facilitate dual-earner families such as availability of publicly funded child care and parental leave arrangements and policies that support traditional families or one-and-a-half-earner families that include child benefits, the availability of part-time employment and a supportive workplace, based on data from 3,036 women in paid employment with children living at home in 23 countries in Europe from the European Social Survey and and information about state policies from other sources

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