Fathers and youth's delinquent behaviour

Paper that analyses the relationship between having one or more father figures and the likelihood that young people engage in delinquent criminal behaviour. It pays particular attention to distinguishing the roles of residential and non-residential, biological fathers as well as stepfathers.

Published: 
2011
Author: 
Deborah A Cobb-Clark
Erdal tekin
Publisher: 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)