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Fathering : promoting positive father involvement

Author: Annie Devault; Gilles Forget; Diane Dubeau
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In the past few decades, researchers and practitioners have moved away from the idea of fatherhood as a single, monolithic concept. Examining the challenges of vulnerable fathers such as those in poverty or in prison, they have developed valuable new strategies for cultivating the positive involvement of fathers in the lives of their children. Drawing on the innovative work of Prospère, a Quebec organization that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2015487894
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Devault; Gilles Forget; Diane Dubeau
ISBN: 9781442624672 1442624671
OCLC Number: 929628925
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Traditions, tensions, and trends in participatory action research / Sandrina de Finney and Jessica Ball --
Father involvement: A multifaceted concept / Diane Dubeau, Annie Devault, and Daniel Paquette --
Mobilizing actors in participatory action research: Promoting father involvement in two vulnerable communities in Quebec / Geneviève Turcotte and Francine Ouellet --
The challenging evaluation of complex interventions / Diane Dubeau [and 3 others] --
A retrospective look at the partnership between researchers and actors / Gilles Forget and Dominic Bizot --
Support for father involvement in a socio-professional integration context / Annie Devault [and 4 others] --
Fathers behind bars: A participatory action research project to support father involvement following incarceration / Diane Dubeau, Martine Barrette, and Denis Lafortune --
An outreach and support program for socio-economically vulnerable fathers / Geneviève Turcotte [and 3 others] --
Knowledge transfer: Moving evidence into practice / Gilles Forget --
Conclusion: Fathering: new paths, future possibilities / Annie Devault, Gilles Foret, and Diane Dubeau.
Responsibility: edited by Annie Devault, Gilles Forget, and Diane Dubeau.
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Drawing on the innovative work of Prospere, a Quebec organization that brought together fathers, university researchers, and health and social service practitioners, Fathering details innovative  Read more...


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