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Handbook of father involvement : multidisciplinary perspectives

Author: Catherine S Tamis-LeMonda; Natasha J Cabrera
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ©2002.
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Bringing together experts from diverse scientific disciplines who share an interest in father involvement, this handbook merges theories and research from the unique fields of psychology, economics,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine S Tamis-LeMonda; Natasha J Cabrera
ISBN: 0805837027 9780805837025
OCLC Number: 48951513
Description: xix, 658 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Methodological, measurement, and design issues in studying fathers : an interdisciplinary perspective / Lori A. Roggman, Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Robert H. Bradley, and Helen Raikes --
Who are the fathers of today? / Donald J. Hernandez and Peter D. Brandon --
The demography of fathers : what fathers do / Sandra L. Hofferth, Joseph Pleck, Jefrrey L. Stueve, Suzanne Bianchi, and Liana Sayer --
Infant-father attachments and their impact on child development / Michael E. Lamb --
Involved fathering and child development : advancing our understanding of good fathering / Rob Palkovitz. Fathers' contributions to children's peer relationships / Ross D. Parke, David J. McDowell, Mina Kim, Colleen Killian, Jessica Dennis, Mary L. Flyr, and Margaret N. Wild --
Nonresidential fathers and their children / Michael E. Lamb --
Sociological perspectives on fatherhood : what do we know about fathers from social surveys? / David J. Eggebeen --
Fathers in the "hood" : insights from qualitative research on low-income African-American men / Robin L. Jarrett, Kevin M. Roy, and Linda M. Burton --
Cultural contexts of father involvement / Nicholas Townsend. Father involvement in English-speaking Caribbean families / Jaipaul L. Roopnarine --
Male migration, remittances, and child outcome among the Okavango Delta peoples of Botswana / John Bock and Sara E. Johnson --
Evolutionary theory and reproductive responses to father absence : implications of kin selection and the reproductive returns to mating and parenting effort / David Waynforth --
Fathering as reproductive investment / Steven D. Josephson --
Involving dads : parental bargaining and family well-being / Paula England and Nancy Folbre. The effects of welfare, child support, and labor markets on father involvement / Wendy Sigle-Rushton and Irwin Garfinkel --
Nonresident fathers and their children : child support and visitation from an economic perspective / John W. Graham and Andrea H. Beller --
Fragile families, father involvement, and public policy / Marcia J. Carlson and Sara S. McLanahan --
Bridging research and policy : including fathers of young children in national studies / Natasha Cabrera, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Krisitn Moore, Jerry West, Kimberly Boller, and Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda. Sustaining fragile fatherhood : father involvement among low-income, noncustodial African-American fathers in Philadelphia / Timothy J. Nelson, Susan Clampet-Lundquist, and Kathryn Edin --
The responsible fatherhood field : evolution and goals / Ronald B. Mincy and Hillard W. Pouncy --
Cross-disciplinary challenges to the study of father involvemet/ Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda and Natasha Cabrera.
Responsibility: [edited by] Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda and Natasha Cabrera.
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