• Dyadic reciprocity in the emerging relationship between low-income African American mothers and their toddlers 

    Henk, Jennifer K. (Jennifer Katherine) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    The present study will adopt a dual focus: on the description of dyadic reciprocity among mother-child dyads and on the antecedents proposed to influence its development. As research on the nature of dyadic reciprocity as ...
  • Emotional labor in early intervention 

    Lane, Valeri J., 1952- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the scope and impact of emotional labor in early intervention. Focus groups and individual interviews were analyzed to determine the presence of emotional labor in the work, and the ...
  • Measuring the quality of informal home-based care programs 

    Thornburg, Kathy R. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    Informal child care has a long history and remains a popular choice for many parents, especially parents with infants and toddlers and families with low-incomes. As researchers we need to know more about informal arrangements, ...