The forgotten parent: understanding the forces that influence incarcerated fathers' relationships with their children.

@article{Hairston1998TheFP,
  title={The forgotten parent: understanding the forces that influence incarcerated fathers' relationships with their children.},
  author={C F Hairston},
  journal={Child welfare},
  year={1998},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={617-39}
}
Fathers who are in prisons and jails are not just convicts--they are parents as well. The family roles and responsibilities of incarcerated fathers, however, are seldom the focus of institutional policies, scholarly research, or child welfare services. This article examines the issues that must be addressed in designing policies and providing services that promote the maintenance of parent-child bonds and responsible parenting when fathers are incarcerated. It describes the family roles and… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.
18 Extracted Citations
0 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…