The role of fathers in child cohort studies. Harald Werneck University of Vienna, Austria Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies Inaugural Conference Developments and Challenges in Longitudinal Studies from Childhood
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University of Vienna, Austria
Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies Inaugural Conference
Developments and Challenges in Longitudinal Studies from Childhood
22nd–24th of Sept. 2010, University of Cambridge, UK (Clare College)
EUCCONET-Symposium (Chair: Henri Leridon / Paris)
present situation: in most child cohort studies fathers are much less involved than mothers;
idea to collect systematic reports from relevant cohort studies – with the following aims:
Scientific workshop at the University of Vienna (Feb. 2010)
discussion / results:
three complexes of questions resp. considerations:
1) Reasons for the situation:
2) (Why) include more fathers?
3) What to do?
no direct impact (since the prior objective was principally to exchange experience), but maybe impacts on the planning of further cohort studies;