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Fathering attitudes and practices: Influences on children's development

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This study examined direct and indirect influences of fathers' reported parenting beliefs and practices on children's development. Participants included 525 fathers and mothers of toddlers enrolled in the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project in 14 communities across the United States. Results show that fathers' modernity defined as endorsing more child-directed versus adult-directed parenting attitudes was a correlate of maternal beliefs and maternal supportiveness, and was directly associated with higher cognitive scores for the focus child. The importance of the parental transaction was also observed in the combined effects of paternal and maternal modernity on child development.
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Keywords: Child Development; Fathering; Fathering Practices; Modernity

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2005-01-01

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