Child Care

Research Job Opportunities at Center for Study of Child Care Employment

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Job Opportunity
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Research Job Opportunities at Center for Study of Child Care Employment
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Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, UC- Berkeley

The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at the University of California, Berkeley is now hiring for two research

When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad

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News Article
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When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad
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The Conversation

Any parent will tell you parenting is hard, but does outsourcing the care of children lessen stress? When it comes to childcare, research shows grandparents are the least stressful option for mum and dad.

The Triple Bind of Single-Parent Families - New Open Access Book

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Book
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The Triple Bind of Single-Parent Families - New Open Access Book
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Policy Press
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Rense Nieuwenhuis

We are happy to announce The triple bind of single-parent families: resources, employment and policies to improve wellbeing. Single parents face a triple bind of inadequate resources, employment, and policies, which in combination further complicate their lives.

Online Interactive Data Tools

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Other
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Online Interactive Data Tools
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
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Michelle Blocklin/National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families

Struggling to find a data set to use for your thesis, dissertation, or other research?  The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families has developed a series of online interactive tools (

Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)

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News Article
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Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)
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New York Times

Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.

The Corporate Case for Child Care

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News Article
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The Corporate Case for Child Care
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The Better Life Lab Channel on Slate

American businesses cover just 1 percent of the skyrocketing cost of child care. It’s time for that to change.

Hispanic Center Brief: Nonstandard Work Schedules Among Low-Income Hispanic Parents of Young Children

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Brief
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Hispanic Center Brief: Nonstandard Work Schedules Among Low-Income Hispanic Parents of Young Children
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families released a brief on non-standard work schedules that examines the implications of these schedules on Latino families’ ability to access child care options, especially those designed and subsidized to support low-income families.

Tackling the Problem of UK Childcare

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Blog
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Tackling the Problem of UK Childcare
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Working Families
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Helen Norman, University of Manchester

Helen Norman and Colette Fagan (University of Manchester, UK) review the latest developments in UK childcare concluding there continues to be problems with accessibility, affordability and quality.

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