Children's socialization experiences and functioning in single-mother households: the importance of fathers and other men.

@article{Coley1998ChildrensSE,
  title={Children's socialization experiences and functioning in single-mother households: the importance of fathers and other men.},
  author={Rebekah Levine Coley},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1998},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={219-30}
}
This research considers the importance of biological fathers and other men for children in unmarried-mother families. One hundred and eleven third- and fourth-grade children reported on the provision by fathers and other men of various social, emotional, and disciplinary experiences. Factor analysis revealed 2 relational dimensions among these social experiences--warmth and control. Results of multivariate regression analyses indicated that fathers' provision of warmth and control related to… CONTINUE READING