Child-care programs in nine countries

a report prepared for the OECD Working Party on the Role of Women in the Economy
  • 83 Pages
  • 2.75 MB
  • English
U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Human Development/Office of Child Development, Research and Evaluation Division , [Washington]
Day care centers, Children -- Institutional
StatementAlfred J. Kahn
SeriesCross-national studies of social service systems, DHEW publication ; no. (OHD) 76-30080
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Child Development. Research and Evaluation Division, National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Working Party on the Role of Women in the Economy
The Physical Object
Pagination83 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17970701M

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