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The role of informal childcare: a synthesis and critical review of the evidence

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Publication date

20 Mar 2012

Abstract

'Informal childcare' refers to childcare provided by grandparents, other relatives, friends and neighbours. This study combined a literature review with secondary analysis to draw together good quality evidence on the subject of informal childcare, and to highlight the gaps in that evidence.

Subjects

Older People, Child Development, and Caregiving

Links

http://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/6072


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