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    Gay fathers

    Golombok, S. and Tasker, Fiona (2010) Gay fathers. In: Lamb, M.E. (ed.) Role of the father in child development. New York, USA: Wiley, pp. 319-340. ISBN 9780470405499.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Edited by Dr. Michael Lamb—the recognized authority on the role of fathers in child development, The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fifth Edition brings together contributions from international experts on each subject to provide a thorough and current summary of the state of fatherhood across cultures, classes, economic systems, and family formations. This classic guide offers a single-source reference for the most recent findings and beliefs related to fathers and fatherhood. This thoroughly updated new edition provides the latest material on topics such as: The effects of divorce Fathers from low-income backgrounds Stepfathers’ lives: exploring social context and interpersonal complexity Social policy Gay fathers Fatherhood and masculinity The definitive book on when, why, and how fathers matter to their children and families, The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fifth Edition is an essential reference for all mental health professionals who endeavor to understand and support fathers in becoming positive influences in their children’s development.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Children, Families and Social Issues, Institute for the Study of (Closed)
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2015 13:56
    Last Modified: 05 Dec 2016 11:54
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/13774

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