Alberta's Day Care Controversy: From 1908 to 2009--and Beyond

Alberta's Day Care Controversy: From 1908 to 2009--and Beyond

by Tom Langford


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781926836027
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Research Strategy, Themes And Scope 2 Early Efforts to Organize Day Nurseries: 1908-1945 3 The 1960s: Citizen Action, Civil Servants and Municipal Initiatives Lead the Way 4 The 1970s: Governments Fund High-Quality Day Cares as Preventive Social Services 5 Years of Turmoil, 1979-1982: a New System for Day Care Is Born 6 Corporatized Day Care Comes to Alberta 7 The Worlds of Commercial Day Care 8 Day Care in Question, 1984-1999 9 Five Cities Sustain Model Child Care in the 1980s 10 Large Cities Abandon Their Lighthouse Programs 11 Day Care into the Future: Trends, Patterns and Unresolved Issues Appendix A Supplementary Tables A.1 to A.6 Appendix B List of Taped Interviews References; Notes

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