Research References

References as referred to across and printed resources:

  1. Wood, L., & Lambin, E. (2013). How fathers and father figures can shape child health and wellbeing. Retrieved from content/uploads/2015/11/New-Fathering-Research.
  2. Ewell Fostera, C, Horwitza, A (2017). Connectedness to family, school, peers, and community in socially vulnerable adolescents. Children and Youth Services Review. 81. 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.08.011
  3. McBride, B.A., Schoppe-Sullivan S.J., & Ho, M.H. (2005). The mediating role of fathers’ school involvement on students’ achievement. Applied Developmental Psychology, 26, 201-216.
  4. Pleck, J.H. (2010). Paternal involvement: revised conceptualization and theoretical linkages with child outcomes. In M.E. Lamb (ed.), The Role of the Father in Child Development (5th ed.). Hoboken NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  5. Panter-Brick, C., Burgess, A., Eggerman, M., McAllister, F., Pruett, K., & Leckman, J. F. (2014). Practitioner Review: Engaging fathers – recommendations for a game change in parenting interventions based on a systematic review of the global evidence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, n/a-n/a. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12280
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  10. Pears, K. C., Kim, H. K., Capaldi, D., Kerr, D. C., & Fisher, P. A. (2012). Father-child transmission of school adjustment: a prospective intergenerational study. Developmental Psychology, 49 (4), 792-803.
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  12. S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Fathers’ Involvement in Their Children’s Schools, NCES 98-091, by Christine Winquist Nord, DeeAnn Brimhall, and Jerry West, Washington, DC: 1997. (NCES, 1997)
  13. Nord, C. W. and West, J. (2001). Fathers’ and mothers’ involvement in their children’s schools by family type and resident status.U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved from:
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