By J. Bradshaw
A lot has been written and debated on lone moms. despite the fact that little has been mentioned approximately non-resident fathers. Absent Fathers is a part of a growing to be literature on males and masculinities and takes this debate additional. Drawn from the most effective social coverage devices within the united kingdom and effects from the present ESRC Programme on inhabitants and loved ones switch, it's going to offer a textual content for undergraduates in social coverage and will even be vital for pros concerned about kin breakdown and baby aid.
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Choosing respondents for the qualitative studies Respondents for both the qualitative studies were chosen from those fathers who had taken part in the national survey, and who had agreed to a second interview. The final samples of respondents therefore came from a wide geographical spread from Edinburgh in the north to Brighton in the south. Respondents were contacted by letter directly by the researchers, and written consent for a re-interview was sought. Thereafter interviews were arranged by telephone.
Here we concentrate on the financial problems affecting these fathers as they battled with the depression all of them, whatever the circumstances, claimed to have endured. One theme that came through again and again was that these fathers did not know what they had done wrong; they had tried to be good husbands and good fathers. Relationship breakdown and employment We investigated the employment pattern at the time of the marriage breakdown to see how marriage breakdown might affect the fathers’ employment.
However, 40 per cent of non-intact marital births were missing and 64 per cent of these were due to under-representation in the sample. This suggests that non-resident fathers are likely to be underrepresented in the omnibus surveys. Some of the men who were asked whether they were the father of a child living in another household replied ‘no’ wrongly, because they did not know that they were. There is no way that this source of bias can be dealt with. Some of the men who were asked whether they were the father of a child living in another household answered ‘no’ wrongly, because they did not want to admit it or acknowledge it.
Absent Fathers by J. Bradshaw