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Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)

Author: Abbie E Goldberg
Publisher: New York University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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A unique examination of the emergence of fatherhood among gay adoptive parents

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abbie E Goldberg
OCLC Number: 940729238
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Gay Parenthood in Context 1 Decisions, Decisions: Gay Men Turn toward Parenthood 2 Navigating Structural and Symbolic Inequalities on the Path to Parenthood: Adoption Agencies, the Legal System, and Beyond 3 Engaging Multiple Roles and Identities: Men's Experiences (Re)negotiating Work and Family 4 Kinship Ties across the Transition to Parenthood: Gay Men's Relationships with Family and Friends 5 Public Representations of Gay Parenthood: Men's Experiences Stepping "Out" as Parents and Families in Their Communities Conclusion Appendix A: The Larger Study Appendix B: Procedure Appendix C: Interview Questions Appendix D: Participant Demographic Table Notes References Index About the Author

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In sum, Gay Dads is an important contribution to the literature on same-sex parenting. It is a study that offers a specific window into the transition to parenthood for gay men via adoption and Read more...

 
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