Paternal Involvement: Revised Conceptualization and Theoretical Linkages with Child Outcomes (chapter in The Role of the Father in Child Development. 5th Edition).

Page Count
36
Year Published
2010
Author (Individual)
Pleck, Joseph H.
Resource Type
Book
Resource Format
Unbound

This chapter explores reasons why the concept of paternal involvement was originally conceived and operationalized and the pressing need to understand paternal involvement differently in the future. A parental capital framework is offered for understanding the possible direct influences of paternal involvement and its components on child outcomes. Implications for research and practice are discussed. 107 references.

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