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Spending time with his kids: effects of family structure on fathers''and children''s lives

Spending time with his kids: effects of family structure on fathers''and children''s lives,E. C. Cooksey,M. M. Fondell

Spending time with his kids: effects of family structure on fathers''and children''s lives   (Citations: 86)
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    • ...Studies using the 1987–1988 National Survey of Families and Households find that gender composition, such as all boys or fraction boys, positively affects frequency of fathers’ activities with their children (Cooksey and Fondell 1996; Marsiglio 1991; Wilcox 2002; Zick et al. 2001)...
    • ...The limited evidence available is for children’s human capital rather than adult outcomes: Zick et al. (2001) studied the effect of the frequency of reading and playing with young children and found positive effects on grades in school and negative effects on behavioral problems; Cooksey and Fondell (1996) find a similar result on grades...

    Kristin Mammen. Fathers’ time investments in children: do sons get more?

    • ...These findings are consistent with past research showing that father engagement matters for children's achievement and cognitive development (Astone & McLanahan, 1991; Cooksey & Fondell, 1996; Gadsden & Ray, 2003; Howard, Lefever, Borkowski, & Whitman, 2006; McBride, Schoppe-Sullivan, & Ho, 2005; Snarey 1993)...

    Karen E. McFaddenet al. Quality matters: Low-income fathers’ engagement in learning activities...

    • ...A number of researchers have documented that biological parents are more likely to invest their time, energy, money, and resources on their children than their single-parent and stepparent counterparts (Cooksey & Fondell, 1996; Daly & Wilson, 1980; Popenoe, 1994)...

    Michael Shrineret al. Variations in Family Structure and School-Age Children's Academic Achi...

    • ...amount of time these parents spend with children (Cooksey and Fondell 1996; Thomson et al. 1992, 1994)...
    • ...Some research indicates that step-parents spend the least amount of time with their children, compared to other parents (Cooksey and Fondell 1996; Thomson et al. 1992, 1994)...
    • ...On average, they show the highest number of hours with children, as compared to all other types of fathers (Cooksey and Fondell 1996; Thomson et al. 1994)...

    Shelley Pacholoket al. Non-Participant Fathers in Time-Use Studies: Uninvolved or Data Artifa...

    • ...A number of studies have suggested stepchildren receive lower levels of paternal care than genetic offspring (Anderson et al., 1999, 2007; Cooksey & Fondell, 1996; Marsiglio, 1991)...
    • ...Following previous studies of paternal investment (Anderson et al., 1999, 2007; Cooksey & Fondell, 1996; Marsiglio, 1991), we find that unrelated father figures invested less in offspring...

    David W. Lawsonet al. Trade-offs in modern parenting: a longitudinal study of sibling compet...

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