CitationGavin, Loretta E.; Black, Maureen M.; Minor, Sherman; Abel, Yolanda; Papas, Mia A.; & Bentley, Margaret E. (2002). Young, Disadvantaged Fathers' Involvement with Their Infants: An Ecological Perspective. Journal of Adolescent Health, 31(3), 266-76.
AbstractPurpose: To investigate fathers' involvement with their children using an ecological model, multiple respondents, and a comprehensive definition of fathers' involvement. The study's primary objectives were: (a) to describe the characteristics of fathers whose infants are born to low-income, urban, African-American adolescent mothers; (b) to describe the ways in which fathers are involved with their children; and (c) to identify factors associated with fathers' involvement.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleJournal of Adolescent Health
Author(s)Gavin, Loretta E.
Black, Maureen M.
Papas, Mia A.
Bentley, Margaret E.