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ERIC Number: EJ632204
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Conditional Fatherhood: Identity Theory and Parental Investment Theory as Alternative Sources of Explanation of Fathering.
Fox, Greer Litton; Bruce, Carol
Journal of Marriage and Family, v63 n2 p394-403 May 2001
Investigates identity theory and parental investment theory, two alternative theoretical models of parenting using telephone survey data drawn from a sample of 208 fathers. Identity theory predictors accounted for a greater proportion of variance than the parental investment theory predictors. Study underlines importance of social psychological variables for understanding variation in men's commitments to children. (JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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