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)

Watt, L. (2018) How can we measure paternal involvement? Running qualitative experiments with fathers CMIST working paper 2018-01


Norman, H. (2017): Paternal involvement in childcare: how can it be classified and what are the key influences?, Families, Relationships and Societies, 61p. 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: Basingstoke


Norman, H., Elliot, M. (2015) : Measuring paternal involvement in childcare and housework, Sociological Research Online, 20(2), [7]

2014 and earlier

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

Fagan, C. and Norman, H. (2013) ‘Men and gender equality: tackling gender equality in family roles and in social care jobs’ in F. Bettio, J. Plantenga and M. Smith (Eds) Gender and the European Labour Market, Routledge: Oxon, UK.

Fagan, C., Norman, H.  (2012) “Trends and social divisions in maternal employment patterns following maternity leave in the UK.” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 32, no.9 : 544-560

Norman, H. (2010) Involved fatherhood: An analysis of the conditions associated with paternal involvement in childcare and housework (Unpublished doctoral thesis). University of Manchester