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Contemporary fathering : Theory, policy and practice.

Author/Creator:
Featherstone, Brigid.
Publication:
Bristol : Policy Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (233 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Fatherhood.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This book explores diversity and complexity in fathering through psychoanalysis, sociology and psychology and analyses contemporary developments in social policies and welfare practices. Using a feminist perspective, it highlights the opportunities and dangers in contemporary developments for those wishing to advance gender equity..
Contents:
"Contemporary fathering"
"Contents"
"Acknowledgements"
"Introduction"
"The contemporary context"
"The historical context"
"Freud and his legacy"
"Psychological perspectives"
"Sociological perspectives"
"The politics of fatherhood"
"Contemporary social policies"
"Working with fathers"
"Reflections on a decade of working with fathers"
"Concluding remarks"
"References".
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Featherstone, Brigid Contemporary fathering
ISBN:
9781847426031
9781861349880
OCLC:
475864603