Fathering and Child Outcomes by Eirini Flouri

By Eirini Flouri

Over the past two decades it has turn into famous that fathers play a vital position in baby improvement and next grownup prestige and behavior. This e-book provides the cutting-edge on fathering and its determinants. in accordance with unique examine into the results that various kinds of fathering could have on young ones, it explores the lengthy and brief phrases results of concerned fathering on assorted domain names of children?s lives, together with educational success, psychological future health, socio-economic prestige, adolescent relationships and delinquency.

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Father involvement was predicted by different factors at different children’s ages but generally it was continuous and multidimensional, and strongly associated with mother involvement. Low parental socio-economic status and the child’s behavioural problems were negatively related to father involvement at age 7. With older children father involvement was inversely related to family size and poor school performance. Financial difficulties in the family were not related to father involvement at any age.

At all three times (ages 7, 11 and 16) the parent was asked whether the description of the behaviour applies to the child ‘never’ (coded ‘0’), ‘sometimes’ (coded ‘1’) or ‘frequently’ (coded ‘2’). 47), respectively. 39). Attainment in childhood and adolescence was measured with mathematics tests designed by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER); in particular, with a 10-item problem arithmetic test at age 7, a 40-item mathematics test at age 11, and a 31-item mathematics comprehension test at age 16.

THE ‘PROCESS MODEL OF FATHERING’: PREDICTORS OF FATHER INVOLVEMENT Contextual factors With regard to contextual factors, biological relatedness and family type affect young children’s feelings of closeness to their fathers, but not mothers (Sturgess, Dunn & Davies, 2001), with children in middle childhood and adolescents finding relationships with stepfathers particularly troubling (Dunn, 2002). Fathers are also less involved with residential children if they financially support non-residential children, with stepfathers who do not provide support to other children actually rating themselves as warmer than biological fathers (Hofferth & Anderson, 2003).

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