A selection of papers from earlier research exploring the concept of paternal involvement and the key influences on involved fathering. The PIECE project will build on all of this work.
Norman, H., Elliot, M., Fagan, C. (2018) Does fathers’ involvement in childcare and housework affect couples’ relationship stability?, Social Science Quarterly, Vol 99(5): 1599-1613 (open access)
Norman, H. (2017): Paternal involvement in childcare: how can it be classified and what are the key influences?, Families, Relationships and Societies, 6, 1, p. 89-105 (online version printed in 2015)
Fagan, C., Norman, H. (2016): ‘What makes fathers involved? An exploration of the longitudinal influence of fathers’ and mothers’ employment on father’s involvement in looking after their pre-school children in the UK’ in Crespi, I., Ruspini, E. (ed): Balancing work and family in a changing society: the father’s perspective, Palgrave MacMillan: Basing
Norman, H., Elliot, M. (2015) : Measuring paternal involvement in childcare and housework, Sociological Research Online, 20(2), 
Norman, H., Elliot, M. and Fagan, C. (2014) ‘Which fathers are the most involved in taking care of their toddlers in the UK? An investigation of the predictors of paternal involvement’, Community, Work & Family, 17:2, 163-180
Norman, H. (2010) Involved fatherhood: An analysis of the conditions associated with paternal involvement in childcare and housework (Unpublished doctoral thesis). University of Manchester