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Fathers in Cultural Context

Shwalb
David W. Shwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, & Michael E. Lamb
2012

 

Publisher: 
New York: Routledge
ISBN: 
978-1-84872-948-3
Pages: 
448
Cost: 
US$59.95
One or more of the authors is a member of IACCP: 
Yes
Field(s): 
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

 

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables x

 

List of Contributors xii

 

Foreword xiv

Joseph H. Pleck

 

Preface xx

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Part One: Introduction 


Chapter 1:  Introduction 3

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Part Two: Asia

 

Chapter 2:  Fathers in Chinese Culture: From Stern

 Disciplinarians to Involved Parents 15

Xuan Li and Michael E. Lamb

 

Chapter 3:  Fathering in Japan: Entering an Era

 of Involvement with Children 42

Jun Nakazawa and David W. Shwalb

 

Chatper 4:  The Father's Role in the Indian

 Family: A Story That Must Be Told 68

Nadita Chaudhary

 

Chapter 5:  Fathers in Muslim Families in

Bangladesh and Malaysia 95

Ziarat Hossain

 

Chapter 6:  The Father's Role in the Arab

 World: Cultural Perspectives 122

Ramadan A. Almed

 

Part 3: Africa

 

Chapter 7:  Fathering in Central and East Africa:

 Cultural and Adaptationist Perspectives

 in Small-Scale Societies 151

Hillary N. Fouts 

 

Chapter 8:  The Complications of Fathering in

 Southern Africa: Separation, Uncertainty, 

 and Multiple Responsibilities 173

Nicholas W. Townsend

 

Part Four: Americas

 

Chapter 9:  Fathers in Caribbean Cultural Communities 203

Jaipaul L. Roopnarine

 

Chapter 10:  Fathering in Brazil: A Diverse

  and Unknown Reality 228

Ana Cecilia de Sousa Bastos, Vivian Volkmer-Pontes,

Pedro Gomes Brasileiro, and Helena Martinelli Serra

 

Chapter 11:  Fathers in the U.S. 250

Karen E. McFadden and Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

 

Part Five: Europe

 

Chapter 12:  Men on the Margins of Family

   Life: Fathers in Russia 279

Jennifer Ultrata, Jean M. Ispa, and Simone Ispa-Landa

 

Chapter 13:  Fatherhood and Social Policy

   in Scandinavia 303

Linda L. Haas and C. Philip Hwang

 

Chapter 14:  Fatherhood and Fathering Research in the

     UK: Cultural Change and Diversity 332

Charlie Lewis

 

Part 6: Australia

 

Chapter 15:  Fathers in Australia: A Contempory 

   Snapshot 361

Bruce M. Smyth, Jennifer A. Baxter, Richard J. 

Fletcher, and Lawrence J. Moloney

 

Part Seven: Conclusions

 

Chapter 16:  Final Thoughts, Comparisons,

  and Conclusions 385

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Author Index 400

Subjecti Index 412

 



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