Family Day Care

The Role of the Surrogate Mother
  • Steven Fosburg


This chapter is based on data from the National Day Care Home Study (NDCHS), which the author designed and directed.1


Care Home Child Behavior Regulate Home Caregiver Behavior Dramatic Play 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Fosburg
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  1. 1.Abt Associates, Inc.CambridgeUSA

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