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Father Absence and Reproduction-Related Outcomes in Malaysia, a Transitional Fertility Population

Paula Sheppard Kristin Snopkowski Rebecca Sear Father absence is consistently associated with children's reproductive outcomes in industrialized countries. It has been suggested that father absence ... , provided the original author(s) and the source are credited. Paula Sheppard has recently completed her PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is a member of the Evolutionary

A Not-So-Grim Tale: How Childhood Family Structure Influences Reproductive and Risk-Taking Outcomes in a Historical U.S. Population

Childhood family structure has been shown to play an important role in shaping a child's life course development, especially in industrialised societies. One hypothesis which could explain such findings is that parental investment is likely to be diluted in families without both natural parents. Most empirical studies have examined the influence of only one type of family ...

Father absence predicts age at sexual maturity and reproductive timing in British men

Paula Sheppard () Rebecca Sear 0 Department of Anthropology, Durham University , Durham DH1 3LE, UK 1 Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics , Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK