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The American father : biocultural and developmental aspects / Wade C. Mackey
Bib ID 2877765
Format BookBook
Author
Mackey, Wade C
 
Description New York : Plenum Press, c1996 
xvi, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0306453371
Series

Plenum series in adult development and aging.

Full contents
  • 1. The Abrading of the American Father
  • 2. Rationales for Entering into the U.S. Fathering Role: Men's Divulgences, Women's Perceptions
  • 3. Looking for a Man-to-Child Bond: Setting Up the Fieldwork
  • 4. Results of the Fieldwork: The Joys and Tedium of Promiscuous Empiricism
  • 5. Those Two Filters Once Again: Tabula Rasa or Biocultural Paradigm?
  • 6. Father: Perceptions until the 1970s
  • 7. Father the Irrelevant Becomes Father the Underachieving
  • 8. Fathers in the 1990s: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • 9. U.S. Fathering: In Search of a Benchmark
  • 10. Fathering in the Breccia: On the Banks of the Rubicon
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-250) and indexes.

Subjects Fathers -- United States.  |  Father and child -- United States.

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