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Zhao Jianzhi, Lu Jiahuan, March, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The comparison between nonprofit and for-profit organizations has been a lingering question for scholars and practitioners. This research explores employee wage differentials across sectors using a national sample of child care workforce. After…

Matthew Rebecca A., Bransburg Vanessa, February, 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
How and in what ways might we respond to the mounting "care deficit," such that the dignity and well-being of both recipient and care provider are prioritized? This article takes up such a question by making use of feminist theories of care to…
King Elizabeth K., Pierro Rebekah C., Li Jiayao, Porterfield Mary Lee, Rucker Lia, November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined differences in classroom quality, assessed by the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ITERS-R), in 287 infant and 479 toddler classrooms. Classroom quality was compared across classroom age group (infant compared to…
Penn Helen, December, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article is based on work undertaken for the European Commission (EC) as part of a wider project on what is termed 'social services of general interest'. The EC is currently engaged in considering what kind of legislative and quality assurance…
Owens Mark F., Rennhoff Adam D., November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We study the market for child care services, with a special focus on examining competition between for- and nonprofits. We estimate a two-stage oligopoly model of product differentiation. The first stage estimates a model of endogenous market…
Cantin Gilles, Plante Isabelle, Coutu Sylvain, Brunson Liesette, October, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of parent and caregiver perceptions of their mutual relationships, and a study of the possible moderating roles of center type, child age, caregiver experience, parent experience, and caregiver teamwork, based on a sample of 166 parent-…
Amirkhanyan Anna A., Kim Hyun Joon, Lambright Kristina T., May, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between the development of collaborative relationships between contractors and government agencies and contract characteristics, contractor traits, and environmental factors, based on data from the Partnership Impact…
Duhn Iris, March 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of professionalism in both Kidicorp, a private corporatation subsidized to provide child care services, and a small, private center, to highlight the coexistence of different articulations and enactments of neo-liberal professionalism…
Neugebauer Roger, January/February 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of North America?s 50 largest for profit child care chains' self reported challenges to their operations, a description of for profit child care organizations and the largest franchising organizations, and a comparison of growth in the…
Cleveland Gordon, Krashinsky Michael, June 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into relationship between child care centers? nonprofit status, market demand, and the quality of services provided, based on a sample of 325 classrooms from 234 for-profit and non-profit child care centers in Canada
Selden Sally C., Sowa Jessica E., Sandfort Jodi R., 2006
Reports & Papers
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An examination of the impact of interagency collaborations on the management processes and program outcomes in terms of Head Start and other publicly funded child care and early education programs
Mullis Ann K., Cornille Thomas A., Mullis Ronald L., Taliano Kimberly, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the experiences of child care center directors and their working conditions, based on a sample of 310 directors of for-profit and not-for-profit child care centers
Mocan H. Naci, Tekin Erdal, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the existence and the extent of nonprofit and part-time wage and compensation differentials in child care, in a sample of 398 child care centers in four states
Cleveland Gordon, Hyatt Douglas, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of data on the child care labor market and the effects of sponsorship on child care center workers wages
Gelles Erna, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the quality of for-profit and non-profit child care centers, focusing on the influences of manager?s decision-making and on for-profit centers attempts to achieve economic efficiencies by compromising service quality in areas not…