Lamb ME, Sternberg KJ, Hwang CP, Broberg AG, eds. 1992. Child care in context: Cross-cultural perspectives. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 542 pp.
Annotation: Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach that covers both historic and economic contexts, this book characterizes child care in 18 countries on 5 continents. Specific historical roots and the current social contexts of child care are delineated in industrialized as well as in developing countries. Each chapter includes insights from commentators of the particular country being discussed. The editors point out that child care is an integral part of the web of influences and experiences that shape children's development.
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Keywords: Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Child care, China, Cultural factors, East Africa, International perspectives, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States