Researching Families’ Childcare Decisions

  • Borbála Kovács


This chapter expands on the empirical material that informs the volume. After a brief discussion of the choice of Romania, the chapter moves on to describe the qualitative study that the book draws on. The chapter details the research design, the selection criteria employed in the recruitment of participating families, the research sites chosen, recruitment efforts and the data collection phases and provides information about the study population. The strengths and limitations of the empirical study are also discussed. The chapter closes with a brief review of additional data sources used in the book.


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