Dimensions of Fatherhood

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Dimensions of Fatherhood is a state-of-the-art compendium on fathering and the role of the father in the family. With the advent of the women's movement, there has been a corresponding interest in men's roles, especially nurturing roles within the family context. This book provides an interdisciplinary consideration of the theoretical, research and applied aspects of fathering for both professionals and students of the family. Fatherhood is considered at different stages of the life cycle, and in the context of ...

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Overview

Dimensions of Fatherhood is a state-of-the-art compendium on fathering and the role of the father in the family. With the advent of the women's movement, there has been a corresponding interest in men's roles, especially nurturing roles within the family context. This book provides an interdisciplinary consideration of the theoretical, research and applied aspects of fathering for both professionals and students of the family. Fatherhood is considered at different stages of the life cycle, and in the context of different social environments. A chapter is provided on future directions for research on fathering.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780803924215
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/1/1985
  • Pages: 464

Table of Contents

Foreword - Ross Parke
Preface - Shirley M H Hanson and Frederick W Bozett
PART ONE: ROLES THROUGHOUT THE LIFE CYCLE
Men and Family Planning - Janice Mainwaring Swanson
Transitions to Fatherhood - Jaipaul L Roopnarine and Brent C Miller
Prelude - Katharyn Antle May and Steven Paul Perrin
Pregnancy and Birth
Relationships During the First Year of Life - L Colette Jones
Fathers and the Preschool Age Child - David L Giveans and Michael K Robinson
Fathers and the School Age Child - Robert H Bradley
Fathers and Adolescents - Dorothy H Martin
The Post-Parental Transitions and Beyond - Craig L Roberts and Kaye Lynne Zuengler
Men as Grandfathers - Marc D Baranowski
PART TWO: VARIATIONS OF FATHERHOOD
Fathers in the Dual-Earner Family - Nijole Benokraitis
Househusband Fathers - David Roger Lutwin and Gary N Sipperstein
The Stepfather - Phyllis Noerager Stern
Fathers in the Military - Dennis D Orthner and Gary Lee Bowen
Gay Men as Fathers - Frederick W Bozett
The Adolescent Father - Robert L Barret and Bryan E Robinson
Single Custodial Fathers - Greer Litton Fox
Widowers as Fathers - Jane K Burgess
PART THREE: EPILOGUE
Research and the Father - Frank A Pedersen
Where Do We Go from Here

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