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06.The Concept of Self in Education, Family and Sports
07.Collaborative Play in Early Childhood Education
08.Families in Later Life: Emerging Themes and Challenges
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10.Fatherhood: Roles, Responsibilities and Rewards
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Fatherhood: Roles, Responsibilities and Rewards
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Editors: Chelsea H. Leyton
Book Description:
In an effort to understand the role that fathers play in the development of their children, research literature examines the amount of time that fathers spend interacting with, being available to, and being responsible for their children. A model examining these different types of parental involvement is described herein. Also discussed in this book is the effect that paternal depression may have on family relationships and offspring functioning and an examination of the co-parental relationship and the impact this foundation has on the transition to fatherhood. This book also explores prospective fathers involvement in the decision making process with regard to fetal screening; fatherhood in Chinese culture; and a look at fathers and homelessness.

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Chapter 1 - The Importance of Fathers and Play pp. 1-28
Authors / Editors: (Kimberly Renk, Samantha L. Scott, Rebecca Weaver, Brea-Anne Lauer, Melissa Middleton, Rachel White, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida)

Chapter 2 - Paternal Depression, Family Relationships, and Offspring Functioning: Processes of Risk during Adolescence pp. 29-48
Authors / Editors: (Ben T. Reeb, Katherine J. Conger, University of California at Davis, California, USA)

Chapter 3 - Co-Parental Relationship Functioning during the Transition to Fatherhood pp. 49-66
Authors / Editors: (Anthony L. Chambers, Melvin Wilson, Northwestern University, The Center for Applied Psychological & Family Studies, and, The Family Institute at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and others)

Chapter 4 - Prospective Fathers Involvement in Decision Making Concerning Fetal Screening pp. 67-80
Authors / Editors: (Helga Gottfredsdóttir, Ingólfur V. Gíslason, Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland)
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Chapter 5 - Fatherhood in Chinese Culture: Past and Present pp. 81-92
Authors / Editors: (Eugene Ji, Siman Zhao, Xinyin Chen, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 6 - Beyond Shelter Doors: Fathers and Homelessness pp. 93-102
Authors / Editors: (Kristen Paquette, Ellen Bassuk, Center for Social Innovation, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, and others)

Chapter 7 - Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to their Children pp. 103-124
Authors / Editors: (Carmen Solomon-Fears)

Chapter 8 - The Changing Role of Fathers pp. 125-146
Authors / Editors: (Perihan ÜNÜVAR, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Burdur, Turkey)

Chapter 9 - Fatherhood in Picture Books pp. 147-168
Authors / Editors: (Perihan ÜNÜVAR, Hülya ŞAHİN, Hülya YAZICI OKUYAN, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Burdur, Turkey)

      Family Issues in the 21st Century
      Children's Issues, Laws and Programs
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012- December
   Pages: 188.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-326-5
   Status: AV
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