Involved fathering and men's adult development : provisional balances / Rob Palkovitz.
A study of involved fathering and men's adult development. It is an interdisciplinary work that synthesizes theoretical, empirical and anecdotal writings from different fields along with the author's analysis of extensive interviews with fathers.
Mahwah, NJ :
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates,
- Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 The Effects of Parenting on Adult Development: What the Theories and Data Tell Us; 2 A Research Plan: Forty Fathers, Their Situations, and What They Can Tell Us; 3 Men's Construction of the Fathering Role: Balancing the Demands of What It Means to Be a Dad Today; 4 Fathering and the Life Course; 5 Navigating the Emotional Currents of Fathering; 6 Faith of Our Fathers: The Relationships Between Involved Fathering and Men's Faith, Morality and Values; 7 Fathering and Perceived Changes in Health.