Fathers

NCFMR Events

Family Profiles

  • FP-16-10
    Over 25 Years of Change in Men's Entry into Fatherhood, 1987-2013
  • FP-15-10
    Remarriage & Stepfamilies
  • FP-14-06
    Living Arrangements of Fathers and Their Children
  • FP-13-19
    Children's Family Structure, 2013    
  • FP-13-02
    Public Assistance Participation among U.S. Children in Poverty, 2010    
  • FP-13-01
    Coresident vs. Non-Coresident Young Adults, 2011    
  • FP-12-17
    Child Poverty in the United States, 2010    
  • FP-12-16
    Health Insurance Coverage of U.S. Children, 2010    
  • FP-12-13
    Nonresident Fathers and Child Support: Exploring Who Pays and How Much    
  • FP-12-10
    Mothers and Fathers Exiting the Workforce in 2008    
  • FP-12-09
    Fatherhood in the U.S.: The Decoupling of Marriage and Childbearing    
  • FP-12-08
    Who are Nonresident Fathers? Demographic Characteristics of Nonresident Fathers    
  • FP-12-02
    Nonresident Father Visitation    
  • FP-12-01
    On the Road to Adulthood: Young Men's Contact with Criminal Justice System    
  • FP-11-11
    On the Road to Adulthood: Sequencing of Family Experiences    
  • FP-11-10
    Fatherhood in the U.S.: Number of Children, 1987-2010    
  • FP-11-08
    On the Road to Adulthood: Forming Families    
  • FP-11-04
    Fatherhood in the U.S.: Men's Age at First Birth, 1987-2008    
  • FP-10-08
    Same-Sex Couple Households in the U.S., 2009
     

Working Papers and Publications

  • WP-13-02
    WP-12-10
    (Revised May 2013)
    Geller, Amanda. (May 2013). "Paternal Incarceration and Father-Child Contact in Fragile Families."
    • Published in Journal of Marriage and Family.
      • Geller, A. 2013. "Paternal Incarceration and Father-Child Contact in Fragile Families." Journal of Marriage and Family, 75(5), 1288-1303. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12056
  • WP-13-01
    WP-12-06
    (Revised January 2013)
    Turney, K., & Wildeman, C. (April 2013). "Redefining Relationships: Explaining the Countervailing Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Parenting."
    • Published in American Sociological Review.
      • Turney, K., & Wildeman, C. 2013. "Redefining Relationships: Explaining the Countervailing Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Parenting." American Sociological Review, 78, 949-979. doi:10.1177/0003122413505589
  • WP-12-11
    Stykes, J. B., Manning, W. D., & Brown, S. L. (October 2012). "Estimating Nonresident Fatherhood: Evidence from the CPS, NSFG, and SIPP." 
  • WP-12-08
    Porter, L., & King, R. D. (September 2012). "Reconsidering the Relationship between Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency."
    • Published in Sage Journals.
      • Porter, L. C., & King, R. D. 2014. "Absent Fathers or Absent Variables: A New Look at Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency." Sage Journals, 1-30. doi: 10.1177/0022427814552080
    • Presented with Lauren Porter at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, (May 2012). "A New Look at Paternal Incarceration and Delinquency." Presented with Lauren Porter at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. May 2012.
    • Presented at the American Society of Criminology Meetings in Washington, DC. (2011).
      • "Paternal Incarceration and Childhood Wellbeing: Spurious or Causal Association." Presented at the American Society of Criminology Meetings in Washington, D.C. 2011.
  • WP-11-03
    Rinelli McClain, L., & DeMaris, A. (2011, September). "A Better Deal for Cohabiting Fathers? Union Status Differences in Father Involvement."
    • Selected as a Top 3 Finalist for the 2013 Best Research Article by a New Professional award for research advancing scholarship on men by the NCFR Men in Families Focus Group.
      • McClain, L. R., & DeMaris, A. (2013). "A better deal for cohabiting fathers? Union status differences in father involvement. Fathering." 11, 199-220.
    • Published in Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers.
      • McClain, L. R., & DeMaris, A. (2013). "A better deal for cohabiting fathers? Union status differences in father involvement." Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers, Spring 2013, 10.3149/fth.1102.199
  • WP-10-15
    Evenhouse, E., & Reilly, S. (2010, October). Multiple-Father Fertility, Prevalence and Connection to the Criminal Justice System.    
  • WP-10-14
    Rinelli, L. N. (2010, October). "Better Parents, More Stable Partners: Union Transitions Among Cohabiting Parents."
  • Published in Journal of Marriage and Family.
    • Rinelli, L. N. 2011. "Better Parents, More Stable Partners: Union Transitions Among Cohabiting Parents." Journal of Marriage and Family, 73(5), October 2011, 889–901. doi:10.1111/j.1741-3737.2011.00859.x
    • RB-09-01
  • WP-10-13
    Pendry, P. (2010, October). "Exploring Links between Interparental Discord, Children’s Physiological Stress-System Activity, and Negative Affectivity."  
  • WP-10-07
    Kalil, A., & Wightman, P. (2010, July). Parental Job Loss and Family Conflict.    
  • WP-10-02
    Dunifon, R., Carmalt, J. H., & Joyner, K. (2009, March). Parenting in Vain?: Stepfather Influences on Early Transitions to Parenthood.    
  • WP-09-04
    Rinelli, L. N. (2009, July). Father Involvement Over Time and Differences by Union Status: A Comparison of Mother and Father Reports.    
  • WP-09-03
    Roettger, M. E., Swisher, R. R., Kuhl, D., & Chavez, J. M. (2009, July). "Paternal Incarceration and Altered Trajectories of Marijuana and Hard Drug Use From Adolescence into Adulthood: Evidence From National Panels of U.S. Males and Females."
    • Published in Addiction, 2010; doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03110.x
  • WP-09-01
    Roettger, M. E., & Swisher, R. R. (2009, March). "Examining Racial Variations in the Associations of Father’s History of Incarceration with Son’s Delinquency and Arrest in Contemporary U.S. Society."
    • Published in Criminology.
      • Roettger, M. E., & Swisher, R. R. 2011. "Associations of Fathers' History of Incarceration with Sons' Delinquency and Arrest Among Black, White, and Hispanic Males in the United States." Criminology, 49: 1109–1147; doi: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.2011.00253.x

         

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RB-09-01
Rinelli, L. N. (2009). The Coparenting Relationship: Key to Strengthening Fragile Families.    
 

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