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Supporting data for "The roles of shame and guilt in father involvement with children with special needs"

posted on 2024-03-28, 01:46 authored by Kai Chung LoKai Chung Lo

There are two sets of data; the first is a qualitative transcription, in-depth one-to-one interview with 31 HK Fathers rearing children with special needs conducted between February 2022 and September 2022. Thirty-one fathers with children with special were asked about their journey in rearing children with special needs. This data covers topics on fathers' experience of shame, guilt and other mixed emotions in various stages of caregiving for their children with special needs; the second is the quantitative online survey collected from 437 fathers between November 2022 and March 2023 that explored their level of father involvement, shame, guilt, avoidance, compensation, Chinese masculinity norms and culture while rearing children with special needs.