1. Today’s fathers are more involved with, and closer to, their children. ‘Hands on’ fathers were exceptions and employed in low status jobs - shift workers, part-timers or ‘stay at home’ dads.
Brannen, J, Parutis, V, Mooney, A, Wigfall, V (2011) Fathers and intergenerational transmission in social context Ethics and Education 6 (2) 155-171
Brannen, J (2012) Fatherhood in the context of migration: An intergenerational approach Zeitschrift fur Biographieforsschung, oral history und lebenverlaufsanalyses BIOS, jg 24 Heft 2 267-282
Mooney, A, Brannen, J, Wigfall, V, and Parutis, V. (in press 2013) Fatherhood and Employment, Community, Work and Family http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13668803.2012.746575
2. Children appreciated their fathers spending time with them and unhappy about fathers working too much.
Brannen, J, Wigfall, V and Mooney, A (2012) Sons’ Perspectives on Time with Dads Diskurs Kindheits- und Jugendforschung Heft 1-2012, S. 25-41
3. Migration had a negative effect on fathers’ time for parenting.
Brannen, J, Mooney, A, Wigfall, V and Parutis, V (in press) Fatherhood and transmission in the context of migration: An Irish and a Polish case International Migration
Brannen, J Mooney, A and Wigfall, V (in press) Fatherhood across the generations: case studies of Polish, Irish and white British men in Eriikka Oinonen & Katja Repo (eds).
4. Articles on methodological contribution and innovation
Two submitted; one on narrative analysis to Sociologicalresearchonline and one covering photo elicitation to International Journal of Social Research Methods
Wigfall, V, Brannen, J, Mooney, A and Parutis, V (in press) Finding the right man; Recruiting fathers in inter-generational families across ethnic groups, Qualitative Research