Protectors or Perpetrators? Fathers, Mothers, and Child Abuse and Neglect
family, parenthood, marriage
This research brief explores what role fathers play in perpetrating or protecting their children from child neglect and abuse, and it explores the social, emotional, and economic factors associated with paternal abuse and neglect.
Original Publication Citation
Wilcox, W. B., & Dew, J. (2008). Protectors or perpetrators? Fathers, mothers, and child abuse and neglect. Research Brief No 7 AmericanValues.org.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Wilcox, W. Bradford and Dew, Jeffrey P., "Protectors or Perpetrators? Fathers, Mothers, and Child Abuse and Neglect" (2008). Faculty Publications. 4553.
Institute for American Values
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
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