Fathers and Early Childhood Programs is intended to introduce the reader to many of the critical issues that are being studied about fathers in the social sciences. The authors review the available research regarding father involvement in programs for young children and present the results of 33 in-depth interviews that have been collected on this subject. The theoretical perspectives that are presented are considered relevant to building better partnership between programs and fathers. Practical suggestions are offered for working with fathers, staff, and the community to facilitate increased father and family involvement. Additionally, tools to enhance or start a father involvement program and fun and educational activities for fathers make this an extremely enlightening and effective book.