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Theory and practice of social planning
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The skills of mothering: a study of parent child development centers.
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Home Health Visiting in Europe
European countries have a long history of providing home health visiting services. These services contrast in many ways with the services of those programs in the United States described by DouglasExpand
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The Bleak Prospect for Public Child Welfare
In this commentary I provide a rapid review of the twentieth‐century development of public child welfare, identifying blows that degraded the system from the 1960s on. I assess the steps that wereExpand
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Commitment to Welfare.
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Child Care: Facing the Hard Choices
Child Care: Numbers, Trends, and Issues Local Child Care Incentives State Child Care Incentives Child Care and Privatization The Schools and Child Care Employers and Child Care Family Day Care andExpand
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Starting Right: How America Neglects Its Youngest Children and What We Can Do About It
America has long been heralded as the land of opportunity, but for our very youngest citizens, it is too often a land of despair. Every year, a shocking 32,000 American babies die before they reachExpand
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The Case of the Premature Claims
Analysis of the efforts, in New York City and in Washington, D.C., to validate the Glueck Social Prediction 'Tables reveals that in the course of the ten-year experiments the tables have gradciallyExpand
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