Child Care and Child Development: Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development

Child Care and Child Development: Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development

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ISBN-13: 9781593852870
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 12/23/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


The editors of this volume are members of the NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, as of 2004. The Network was established in 1989 and began working on the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development. Members of the Network have designed, implemented, analyzed, and written about this study as a collective.

Members of the NICHD Early Child Care Research Network in 2004, listed alphabetically, are Virginia Allhusen, PhD, Jay Belsky, PhD, Cathryn Booth-LaForce, PhD, Robert Bradley, PhD, Celia A. Brownell, PhD, Margaret Burchinal, PhD, Susan B. Campbell, PhD, K. Alison Clarke-Stewart, PhD, Martha Cox, PhD, Sarah L. Friedman, PhD, Willard W. Hartup, EdD, Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, PhD, Aletha C. Huston, PhD, Deborah Johnson, PhD, Bonnie Knoke, MS, Nancy Marshall, EdD, Kathleen McCartney, PhD, Frederick J. Morrison, PhD, Philip Nader, MD, Marion O'Brien, PhD, Margaret Tresch Owen, PhD, Ross D. Parke, PhD, Deborah Phillips, PhD, Robert Pianta, PhD, A. Vijaya Rao, PhD, Wendy W. Robeson, EdD, Carolyn Roy, PhD, Susan Spieker, PhD, Deborah Lowe Vandell, PhD, and Marsha Weinraub, PhD.

Table of Contents


Foreword, Duane Alexander
I. Overview
1. Nonmaternal Care and Family Factors in Early Development: An Overview of the NICHD Study of Early Child Care, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
II. Child Care Use and Quality
2. Child Care in the First Year of Life, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
3. Characteristics of Infant Child Care: Factors Contributing to Positive Caregiving, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
4. Child Care Characteristics of Infants with and without Special Needs: Comparisons and Concerns, Cathryn L. Booth and Jean F. Kelly
5. A New Guide for Evaluating Child Care Quality, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
6. Characteristics and Quality of Child Care for Toddlers and Preschoolers, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
III. Why Consider Family Effects in a Study of Child Care?
7. Familial Factors Associated with the Characteristics of Nonmaternal Care of Infants, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
8. Before Head Start: Income and Ethnicity, Family Characteristics, Child Care Experiences, and Child Development, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
9. Change in Family Income-to-Needs Matters More for Children with Less, Eric Dearing, Kathleen McCartney, and Beck A. Taylor
10. Chronicity of Maternal Depressive Symptoms, Maternal Sensitivity, and Child Functioning at 36 Months, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
11. The Interaction of Child Care and Family Risk in Relation to Child Development at 24 and 36 Months, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
IV. Child Care and Health
12. Child Care and Common Communicable Illnesses, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
13. Child Care and Common Communicable Illnesses in Children Ages 37-54 Months, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
V. Child Care and Mother-Child Relations
14. The Effects of Infant Child Care on Infant-Mother Attachment Security, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
15. Child Care and Family Predictors of Preschool Attachment and Stability from Infancy, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
16. Caregiver-Mother Partnership Behavior and the Quality of Caregiver-Child and Mother-Child Interactions, Margaret Tresch Owen, Anne M. Ware, and Bill Barfoot
17. Child Care and Mother-Child Interaction in the First 3 Years of Life, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
18. Early Child Care and Mother-Child Interaction from 36 Months through First Grade, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
VI. Child Care and Psychological Development
19. Early Child Care and Self-Control, Compliance, and Problem Behavior at 24 and 36 Months, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
20. Early Child Care and Children's Peer Interaction at 24 and 36 Months, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
21. Does Amount of Time Spent in Child Care Predict Socioemotional Adjustment during the Transition to Kindergarten?, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
22. The Relation of Child Care to Cognitive and Language Development, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
23. Does Quality of Child Care Affect Child Outcomes at Age 4 1/2?, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
24. Child Outcomes When Child Care Center Classes Meet Recommended Standards for Quality, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
25. Child Care Structure --> Process --> Outcome: Direct and Indirect Effects of Child Care Quality on Young Children's Development, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
26. Early Child Care and Children's Development Prior to School Entry, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
VII. Effects of Families on the Development of Children Who Are in Child Care
27. Factors Associated with Fathers' Caregiving Activities and Sensitivity with Young Children, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
28. Relations between Family Predictors and Child Outcomes: Are They Weaker for Children with Child Care?, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
29. Families Matter--Even for Kids in Child Care, NICHD Early Child Care Research Network
VIII. Commentary
30. Human Developmental Science Serving Children and Families: Contributions of the NICHD Study of Early Child Care, Sharon Landesman Ramey

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