Alberta's daycare controversy : from 1908 to 2009-- and beyond (eBook, 2011) []
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Alberta's daycare controversy : from 1908 to 2009-- and beyond

Alberta's daycare controversy : from 1908 to 2009-- and beyond

Author: Tom Langford
Publisher: Edmonton [Alta.] : AU Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Since the late 1950s, disputes over day care programs, policies, and funding have been a recurring feature of political life in the province of Alberta.

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Genre/Form: e-books
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Langford
ISBN: 9781926836034 1926836030
OCLC Number: 755957444
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 23 juin 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique (xviii, 406 p.))
Contents: Introduction : Research Strategy, Themes, and Scope --
Early Efforts to Organize Day Nurseries, 1908-45 --
The 1960s : Citizen Action, Civil Servants, and Municipal Initiatives Lead the Way --
The 1970s : Governments Fund High-Quality Day Cares as Preventive Social Services --
Years of Turmoil, 1979-82 : A New System for Day Care Is Born --
From Corporatized Chains to 'Mom and Pop' Centres : Diversity in Commercial Day Care --
Day Care in Question, 1984-99 --
Municipalities and Lighthouse Child Care, 1980-99 --
Day Care into the Future : Trends, Patterns, Recent Developments, and Unresolved Issues --
Appendix A Supplementary Tables --
Appendix B List of Taped Interviews.
Responsibility: Tom Langford.


Alberta's Daycare Controversy traces the development of daycare policies and programs in Alberta, with particular emphasis on policy decisions and program initiatives that have provoked considerable  Read more...


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