Completely revised and updated, The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fifth Edition
brings together contributions from an international group of experts on the role of fathers in child development. This guide offers a single-source reference for recent findings and beliefs related to fathers and fatherhood. The new edition includes expanded representation from international scholars on fathering in Europe, Africa, and Asia. The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fifth Edition
helps mental health professionals bridge scientific theories to application for teaching fathers how to positively influence their children's development.
Keywords: fatherhood, fathering, fathers, father/child relationships, masculinity, men’s studies, family studies, family therapy, family values, masculinity and fatherhood, paternal involvement, stepfathers, international fathering, international father-child relationships, gay fathers, gay fathering, Involved Fathering and Men’s Adult Development, Rob Palkovitz, Poppa Psychology, Vicki Phares, The American Father, Wade C. McKay, Wade McKay