Introduces a series of essays that explore family, friend, and neighbor child care. This form of child care has often been portrayed as "substandard, unregulated care" without any adequate research to support this claim. In 2005, the National Alliance for Family, Friend and Neighbor Child Care was formed. This series aims to encourage greater recognition of the role that kith and kin caregivers play in the child care continuum - offering a review of recent research, programs, and policy.
Rice, R. (2005). Introduction: Perspectives on Family, Friend and Neighbor Child Care. Occasional Paper Series, 2005 (15). Retrieved from http://educate.bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/vol2005/iss15/1