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Earle, Alison; Mokomane, Zitha; Heymann, Jody – Future of Children, 2011
The United States does not guarantee families a wide range of supportive workplace policies such as paid maternity and paternity leave or paid leave to care for sick children. Proposals to provide such benefits are invariably met with the complaint that the costs would reduce employment and undermine the international competitiveness of American…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Public Policy, Foreign Countries, Leaves of Absence
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Kamerman, Sheila B.; Kahn, Alfred J. – Future of Children, 1993
Provides an overview of home health visiting programs in Europe, with special emphasis on Denmark and Great Britain, where home health visiting has been in place for decades. Concludes that European home health visiting programs have been successful because they are an integral part of comprehensive, universal maternal and child health systems.…
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Welfare, Cooperative Programs, Early Intervention