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Intergenerational transmission of fathering roles in atrisk families.
Overall, these findings are consistent with the modeling hypothesis--men tend to hold attitudes toward fathering that reflect their own father's involvement, and this is consistent with the work done in smaller-scale studies (e.
For the more global attitudinal indicators, the overall lack of differences between those with very involved coresidential fathers and those with other types of fathers and other levels of involvement could be interpreted as consistent with the compensatory hypothesis, though it could also be interpreted that men's own fathering experiences simply do not influence these attitudes.
Using the baseline father sample of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Survey (N = 3,525), I consider how father type and presence and biological father involvement is associated with new father's attitudes toward fathering, testing the modeling and compensator3, hypotheses.
The contributions that father data can make to the study of fathering need to be considered in the context of other persisting issues.
This process requires unveiling prejudices, understanding how different parties define "good fathering," and facing pragmatic challenges.
Involved fathering and men's adult development: Provisional balances.
Do marriage problems affect fathering more than mothering?
Beyond the role-inadequacy perspective of fathering.
Hewlitt concludes that the road to active fathering would thus grow out of intervention in the couple's relationship and not from direct work with the father alone.