ERIC Number: ED387230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Fatherhood: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Social Policy. Research on Men and Masculinities Series, 7.
Marsiglio, William, Ed.
Noting the social and cultural changes that have altered fathers' traditional family roles, this anthology examines differences in culture, class, nationality, and custodial status of fathers in families. The articles draw on theoretical and empirical research to focus on legal, economic, and policy matters and the interaction between fathers and children in the family. The articles and authors are: (1) "Fatherhood Scholarship: An Overview and Agenda for the Future" (William Marsiglio); (2) "Reshaping Fatherhood: Finding the Models" (Kerry J. Daly); (3) "Rethinking Fathers' Involvement in Child Care" (Alan J. Hawkins and others); (4) "Developing a Middle-Range Theory of Father Involvement Postdivorce" (Marilyn Ihinger-Tallman and others); (5) "Fathers' Divorce Life Course Patterns and Roles" (William Marsiglio); (6) "Paternal Involvement and Perception toward Fathers' Roles" (Masako Ishii-Kuntz); (7) "Fathering in the Inner City: Paternal Participation and Public Policy" (Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr.); (8) "Fathering Behavior and Child Outcomes" (Jane Mosley and Elizabeth Thomson); (9) "What Fathers Say about Involvement with Children after Separation" (Judith A. Seltzer and Yvonne Brandreth); (10) "Single Fathers with Custody: Do They Change over Time" (Geoffrey L. Greif and Alfred DeMaris); (11) "Stepfathers with Minor Children Living at Home: Parenting Perceptions and Relationship Quality" (William Marsiglio); (12) "The Fathers' Rights Movement: Contradictions in Rhetoric and Practice" (Carl E. Bertoia and Janice Drakich); and (13) "The Future of Fatherhood: Social, Demographic, and Economic Influences on Men's Family Involvements" (Scott Coltrane). Contains over 500 references. (TM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Blacks, Child Rearing, Children, Cross Cultural Studies, Divorce, Family Life, Family (Sociological Unit), Father Attitudes, Fathers, Longitudinal Studies, One Parent Family, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Social Change, Social Science Research, Stepfamily
Sage Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-5783-1, $24; hardcover: ISBN-0-8039-5782-3).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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