Fathering and Child Outcomes

Fathering and Child Outcomes

Author(s): Eirini Flouri

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470861677

Online ISBN: 9780470713228

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713228

About this Book

Over the last twenty years it has become recognized that fathers play a crucial role in child development and subsequent adult status and behaviour. This book presents the state-of-the-art on fathering and its determinants. Based on original research into the effects that different styles of fathering can have on children, it explores the long and short terms outcomes of involved fathering on different domains of children?s lives, including academic achievement, mental health, socio-economic status, adolescent relationships and delinquency.

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