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Childcare Among Working- and Middle-Class Latinas
Maria T. Hurtado-OrtizCalifornia State University, Dominguez Hills
 
Saturday May 31, 2003; 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Grand Hall East
Primary Subject:  Developmental   Secondary Subject: General  
 
Abstract:
This study was conducted to examine the childcare access, preferences, and needs of working- and middle-class Latino communities. All 141 non-Hispanic white and 403 Latino participants were female. Several questionnaires were administered. Findings indicated that, regardless of ethnicity, mothers prefer children’s grandparents as their childcare arrangement.