Fathers' roles in hunter-gatherer and other small-scale cultures

The Role of the Father in Child Development John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ Published In Pages: 413-434
By Hewlett, Barry S., Macfarlan, Shane J.


This study evaluates recent research on the roles of fathers in child development in hunting-gathering, simple farming, and pastoral communities around the world. The authors review previously conducted studies as well as highlight the varying theoretical approaches that many of these previous studies have taken.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
Standard Cross Cultural Sample (SCCS)

Hypotheses (1)

Regions will differ with father involvement (422).Supported

Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:Jessie Cohen