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Fathering through Sport and Leisure / Edition 1

Fathering through Sport and Leisure / Edition 1

by Tess Kay


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415438704
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/11/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tess Kay has undertaken extensive research into sport, leisure and family life in the UK and internationally. She is a Director of the Institute of Youth Sport, one of the largest research centres dedicated to the study of young people, sport and leisure.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Fathers, Sport and Leisure Tess Kay 1. Where’s Dad? The Missing Father in Sport and Leisure Studies Tess Kay 2. ‘Until the Ball Glows in the Twilight’: Fatherhood, Baseball and the Game of Playing Catch Ralph LaRossa 3. The Good Father: Parental Expectations and Youth Sports Jay Coakley 4. Sport and Leisure as Contexts for Fathering in Australian Families Maureen Harrington 5. Leisure and Fatherhood in Dual-Earner Families Liz Such 6. Family and Personal Leisure Perspectives From LDS Fathers Birgitta Baker, Patti Freeman and Ramon Zabriskie 7. Fathers and Daughters: Negotiating Gendered Relationships in Sport Nicole Willms 8. Rising to the Challenge: Father’s Role in the Negotiation of Couple Time Vera Dyck and Kerry Daly 9. Non-Resident Fathers’ Leisure with Their Children John Jenkins and Kevin Lyons 10. Divorce and Recreation: Non-Resident Fathers’ Leisure During Visitation Time With Their Children Alisha Swinton, Patti Freeman and Ramon Zabriskie 11. Lifestyles, Leisure and Queer Dads Angelia R. Wilson and Jeremy Davis 12. Leisure and Grandfatherhood Sheila Scraton and Samantha Holland 13. Understanding Fatherhood Through Sport and Leisure Tess Kay

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