ERIC Number: EJ547020
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Poverty, Paternal Involvement, and Adolescent Well-Being.
Harris, Kathleen Mullan; Marmer, Jeremy K.
Journal of Family Issues, v17 n5 p614-40 Sep 1996
Examines parents' role--especially paternal participation--in family processes in poor and nonpoor two-parent families. Used longitudinal data to observe poverty patterns, and measured various factors, such as educational level, to determine their impact. Findings show that poverty and welfare experiences influence levels of father involvement with children. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue on "Families in Poverty."