ERIC Number: EJ475430
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Father Presence and Family Formation: A Theoretical Reformulation.
Krampe, Edythe M.; Fairweather, Paul D.
Journal of Family Issues, v14 n4 p572-91 Dec 1993
Notes that studies on transition to parenthood and parent-infant relationship have investigated role of father. Sees family systems perspective focused on triadic and family-of-origin effects in early parenthood. Introduces object relations theory and self-psychology, which permit development of concept of psychic parental coalition, seen as necessary for multidimensional definition of father presence beginning at conception. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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