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Brianne Pragg
Pennsylvania State University
Developmental psychologyPsychologyParental leaveFragile Families and Child Wellbeing StudyStepfamily
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#1Valarie King (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 26
#2Brianne Pragg (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 2
Last. Rachel A. Lindstrom (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 2
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#1Chris Knoester (OSU: Ohio State University)H-Index: 11
#2Richard J. Petts (BSU: Ball State University)H-Index: 11
Last. Brianne Pragg (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 2
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In the present study, we examine the associations between the amount of time that U.S. employed fathers took off from work after the birth of a child (i.e., paternity leave-taking) and trajectories of how frequently fathers engage with their children and take responsibility for them. To do so, we analyze longitudinal data on 2109 fathers from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, a data set that contains information from disproportionately socioeconomically disadvantaged families from ...
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#1Valarie King (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 26
#2Lisa M. Boyd (Yale University)H-Index: 3
Last. Brianne Pragg (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 2
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Adolescents in stepfamilies and single-parent families tend to report lower levels of well-being than adolescents who live with two biological parents. Using data from Add Health (n = 16,684), the ...
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#1Brianne Pragg (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 2
#2Chris Knoester (OSU: Ohio State University)H-Index: 11
The United States lags behind other industrialized countries in its lack of inclusive parental leave policy after the birth or adoption of a child. Using data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (N = 2,233), this study examines the patterns and predictors of fathers’ parental leave use, as well as its association with father–child engagement. Our findings indicate that the vast majority of employed fathers take parental leave, but they rarely take more than one week of leave. Fat...
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