Chapter 7. Father Involvement and Children's Socio-Economic Outcomes

  1. Eirini Flouri

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713228.ch7

Fathering and Child Outcomes

Fathering and Child Outcomes

How to Cite

Flouri, E. (2005) Father Involvement and Children's Socio-Economic Outcomes, in Fathering and Child Outcomes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713228.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470861677

Online ISBN: 9780470713228



  • children's socio-economic outcomes;
  • academic achievement;
  • psychological adjustment;
  • labour force participation;
  • human agency


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Predictors of Socio-Economic Outcomes (Socio-Economic Status and Socio-Economic Disadvantage)

  • Childhood Environment and Socio-Economic Outcomes: Social Causation or Social Selection?

  • Father's and Mother's Parenting and Children's Socio-Economic Outcomes

  • Study I: The Role of Father Involvement at age 7 In Labour Force Participation Outcome (Employed vs Unemployed) at Age 33

  • Study II: The Role of Father Involvement at Age 7 in Age 33 Socio-Economic Disadvantage (Receiving State Benefits, Living in Subsidised Housing, and Having Experienced Homelessness Since Age 23)

  • Predictors of Materialism

  • Study III: Father Involvement at Age 7, Closeness to Father at Age 16, and Materialism at Age 33

  • Study IV: Father Involvement and Children's Materialism in Adolescence

  • Summary and Conclusions