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These are the references from Supporting Young Fathers - Examples of Promising Practice (Sherriff, 2007). You can find references mentioned in the core text for this site in the list below.

Amato, P.R. and Gilbreth, J.G. (1999) Non-Resident Fathers and Children's Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 61(3), 557-573.

Ashley C., Featherstone, B., Roskill, C., Ryan, M., and White, S. (2006) Fathers Matter: Research Findings on Fathers and Their Involvement with Social Care Services, London, Family Rights Group.

Brandth, B. and Kvande, E. (1998) Masculinity and Child Care: The Reconstruction of Fathering, Sociological Review, 46(2), 293-313.

Burgess, A. (2006a) Young Fathers, Working With Young Men, 5(2), 13-17.

Burgess, A. (2006b) Fathers and Public Services, ChildRIGHT, No 229, 18-22.

Burgess, A., and Bartlett, D. (2004) Working With Fathers: A Guide for Everyone Working With Families, Fathers Direct.

Burghes, L., Clarke, L., and Cronin, N. (1997) Fathers and Fatherhood in Britain, London, Family Policy Studies Centre.

Cawson, P., Wattam, C., Brooker, S., and Kelly, G. (2000) Child Maltreatment in the UK, London, NSPCC.

Coleman, J. and Dennison, C. (1998) Research Review: Teenage Parenthood, Children and Society, 12, 306-314.

ContinYou (2005a) I'm a Better Dad Now, Coventry, ContinYou.

ContinYou (2005b) Top Dads: Working with Young Fathers, Coventry, ContinYou.

Cowie, H. and Naylor, P. (2000) Peer Support Challenges Bullying in Schools, University of Surrey Roehampton: Centre for Family and Organisational Relationships.

Department for Education and Skills (2003) Every Child Matters, DfES.

Department for Education and Skills (2005) Sure Start Children's Centre: Practice Guidance, DfES.

Department for Education and Skills (2006) Teenage Pregnancy: Accelerating the Strategy to 2010, DfES.

Department for Education and Skills/Department of Health (2004) National Service Framework for Children, Young People, and Maternity Services, DfES.

Doherty, W.J. (1991) Beyond Reactivity and the Deficit Model of Manhood: A Commentary on Articles by Napier, Pittman, and Gottman, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 17, 29-32.

Featherstone, B. (no-date) What Works with Fathers? Briefing Paper for Sure Start.

Featherstone, B. (2001) Putting Fathers on the Child Welfare Agenda: A Research Review, Journal of Child and Family Social Work, 6(2), 179-186.

Ferguson, H. and Hogan, F. (2004) Strengthening Families Through Fathers - Developing Policy and Practice in Relation to Vulnerable Fathers and Their Families, Family Support Agency.

Flouri, E. (2005) Fathering and Child Outcomes, Chichester, Wiley.

Ghate, D., Shaw, C., and Hazel, N. (2000) Fathers and Family Centres: Engaging Fathers in Preventative Services, York, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Goldman, R. (2005) Fathers' Involvement in their Children's Education, National Family and Parenting Institute.

Lamb, M.E. (2004). The Role of The Father in Child Development (4th Ed.), New York, Wiley.

Lamb, M.E. and Lewis, C. (2004) The Development and Significance of Father-Child Relationships in Two-Parent Families, In Lamb, M.E (Ed.) The Role of the Father in Child Development, New York, Wiley.

Lewis, E. (2006) Involving Young People in Teenage Pregnancy and Sexual Health Work: A Practical Guide, London, National Children's Bureau.

Lewis, C. and Lamb, M.E. (in press) Fatherhood: Connecting the Strands of Diversity Across Time and Space, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Lloyd, T. (2001) What Works with Fathers? London, Working With Men.

Lloyd, N., O'Brien, M., and Lewis, C. (2003) Fathers in Sure Start Local Programmes, DfES.

Lowe, K. (2006) Young Fathers, Working With Young Men, 5(2), 18-20.

McKie, L., Barlow, J., and Gaunt-Richardson, P. (2002) The Evaluation Journey: An Evaluation Resource Pack for Community Groups, Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Scotland (

Mordaunt, E. (2005) Young Fathers Project Evaluation Report, Brighton, TSA.

Pollock, S., Trew, R., and Jones, K. (2005) Young Black Fathers and Maternity Services, School of Policy Studies, University of Bristol.

Quinton, D., Pollock, S., and Golding, J. (2002) The Transition to Fatherhood in Young Men: Influences on Commitment. Report to the Economic and Social Research Council.

Rolph, J. (1999) Young, Unemployed, Unmarried: Fathers Talking, London, Working With Men.

Rouch, G. (2005) Boys Raising Babies: Adolescent Fatherhood in New Zealand, Wellington, FAIR Centre of Barnardos New Zealand.

Ryan, M. (2000) Working with Fathers, Department of Health.

Social Exclusion Unit (2005) Transitions: Young Adults with Complex Needs, London, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Speak, S., Cameron, S., and Gilroy, R. (1997) Young Single Fathers: Participation in Fatherhood - Barriers and Bridges, London, Family Policy Study Centre.

Strange, V., Forrest, S., Oakley, A. and the RIPPLE team (2002) Peer-Led Sex Education - Characteristics of Peer Educators and Their Perceptions of the Impact on Them of Participation in a Peer Education Programme, Health Education Research: Theory and Practice, 17(3), 339-350.

Swann, C., Bowe, K., McCormick, G., and Kosmin, M. (2003) Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood: A Review of Reviews - Evidence Briefing, Health Development Agency.

UNICEF (2001) A League Table of Teenage Births in Rich Nations, Innocenti Report Card No 3, Florence, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.

Ward, L. (2005) Appeal to Parents on Teenage Births, Society Guardian, 26th May 2005.

Warin, J., Solomon, Y., Lewis, C., and Langford, W. (1999) Fathers, Work, and Family Life..., London, Family Policy Studies Centre.

Welsh, E., Buchanan, A., Flouri, E., and Lewis, C. (2004) Involved Fathering and Child Well-Being: Fathers' Involvement with Secondary School Age Children, London, National Children's Bureau.

Wiggins, M., Rostato, M., Austerberry, H., Sawtell, M., and Oliver, S. (2005) National Evaluation of Sure Start Plus: Final Report, London, Social Science Unit Report, Institute of Education.

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