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

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Pleck, Joseph H.
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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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