Childcare and Preschool Development in Europe

Institutional Perspectives

  • Kirsten Scheiwe
  • Harry Willekens

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Margarete Schuler-Harms
    Pages 222-233
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 247-249

About this book


This book explains the differences between European countries in the supply and forms of public child care and preschool provisions by reference to the historical context in which these forms originated and to the institutional constraints underlying their development.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kirsten Scheiwe
    • 1
  • Harry Willekens
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of HildesheimGermany
  2. 2.University of AntwerpBelgium

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