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Work-care balance among parent-workers in Malaysian urban organizations: role and quality of children's daycare centers

  title={Work-care balance among parent-workers in Malaysian urban organizations: role and quality of children's daycare centers},
  author={Rohaiza Abd. Rokis},
Many modern parents-workers today contribute to the survival and maintenance of their households. However, work-life-balance is always their perennial issue. Indisputably, the domestic and financial demands have an effect on their lives. Preceding literature in Malaysia discussed the effects of parenting styles on the development of children. However, the attitudes of parents-workers on parenting and childcaring demonstrate a clear gap towards children's development and parents-workers' well… Expand
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  • Els Gadeyne, P. Ghesquière, P. Onghena
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53
  • 2004
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