The Role of the Father in Child Development

The Role of the Father in Child Development

by Michael E. Lamb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471511722

ISBN-13: 9780471511724

Pub. Date: 10/28/1976

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fourth Edition brings together contributions from an international group of experts on the role of fathers in child development. Under the auspices of editor Michael Lamb, this guide offers a single-source reference for the most recent findings and beliefs related to fathers and fatherhood. The Role of the Father in Child…  See more details below

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The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fourth Edition brings together contributions from an international group of experts on the role of fathers in child development. Under the auspices of editor Michael Lamb, this guide offers a single-source reference for the most recent findings and beliefs related to fathers and fatherhood. The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fourth Edition helps mental health professionals bridge scientific theories to application and practice that teach fathers how to positively influence their children's development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471511724
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/1976
Series:
Personality Processes Series
Pages:
408

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Table of Contents

1The Role of the Father: An Introduction1
2Two Dimensions of Fatherhood: A History of the Good Dad-Bad Dad Complex32
3African American and African Caribbean Fathers: Level, Quality, and Meaning of Involvement58
4Latino Fathers: Unchartered Territory in Need of Much Exploration98
5Social Science and Public Policy Perspectives on Fatherhood in the European Union121
6Fathering in Japanese, Chinese, and Korean Cultures: A Review of the Research Literature146
7Fathers in Forager, Farmer, and Pastoral Cultures182
8Fathers in Family Context: Effects of Marital Quality and Marital Conflict196
9Paternal Involvement by U.S. Residential Fathers: Levels, Sources, and Consequences222
10The Development and Significance of Father-Child Relationships in Two-Parent Families272
11Fathering and Children's Peer Relationships307
12The Effects of Divorce on Fathers and Children: Nonresidential Fathers and Stepfathers341
13Fathers in Fragile Families368
14Gay Fathers397
15Fathers in Violent Homes417
16Intervention: Changing the Nature and Extent of Father Involvement446
17The Impact of Workplace Practices on Father Involvement476
Author Index505
Subject Index531

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