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Research into parenting arrangements for young children: Comment on Cashmore and Parkinson

Smyth, Bruce; McIntosh, Jennifer; Kelaher, Margaret

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Cashmore and Parkinson (this issue) review the available research on young children in overnight care and conclude that �[t]he available research does not support the view that overnight stays for very young children are per se problematic, but rather highlights the importance of considering the overall context of the family circumstances in individual cases�. A significant part of their conclusion rests on a critique of a recent study we conducted, which found that, while �context� matters to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60362
Source: Australian Journal of Family Law

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