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|All Authors / Contributors:||
David W Shwalb; Barbara J Shwalb; Michael E Lamb
|ISBN:||9781848729476 1848729472 9781848729483 1848729480 9780203816004 0203816005|
|Description:||xxii, 419 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction / David W. Shwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, Michael E. Lamb --
Fathers in Chinese culture : from stern disciplinarians to involved parents / Xuan Li and Michael E. Lamb --
Fathering in Japan : entering an era of involvement with children / Jun Nakazawa and David W. Shwalb --
The father's role in the Indian family : a story that must be told / Nandita Chaudhary --
Fathers in Muslim families in Bangladesh and Malaysia / Ziarat Hossain --
The father's role in the Arab world : cultural perspectives / Ramadan A. Ahmed --
Fathering in Central and East Africa : cultural and adaptationist perspectives in small-scale societies / Hillary N. Fouts --
The complications of fathering in Southern Africa : separation, uncertainty, and multiple responsibilities / Nicholas W. Townsend --
Fathers in the Caribbean cultural communities / Jaipaul L Roopnarine --
Fathering in Brazil : a diverse and unknown reality / Ana Cecília de Sousa Bastos ... [et al.] --
Fathers in the U.S. / Karen E. McFadden and Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda --
Men on the margins of family life : fathers in Russia / Jennifer Utrata, Jean M. Ispa, and Simone Ispa-Landa --
Fatherhood and social policy in Scandinavia / Linda L. Haas and C. Philip Hwang --
Fatherhood and fathering research in the UK : cultural change and diversity / Charlie Lewis --
Fathers in Australia : a contemporary snapshot / Bruce M. Smyth ... [et al.] --
Final thoughts, comparisons, and conclusions / David W. Shwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, and Michael E. Lamb.
|Responsibility:||edited by David W. Shwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, Michael E. Lamb.|
"The collection as a whole is strong, and the contributions on Africa and Asia are particularly interesting. For researchers studying fatherhood (and/or motherhood), the volume is indispensable.