Deadbeat Dads or Fatherhood in Poverty? (Chapter 7 in Good Parents or Good Workers? How Policy Shapes Families' Daily Lives).

Page Count
0
Year Published
2005
Author (Individual)
Pate, David J., Jr.
Resource Type
Book
Resource Format
Unbound
Resource Language
English
Drawing on data from 44 African American low-income fathers and interviews with three African American fathers conducted in the wake of Wisconsin’s effort to reduce the welfare rolls, this chapter examines how some men push to meet the basic financial and even emotional needs of their children. Findings indicate child support enforcement was a source of frustration and pain. 26 references.

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