Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

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Fatherhood

  1. Sons and Fathers

    Challenges to paternal authority

    By John Crosby

    Father-son relationships can be notoriously difficult. Often fractious, sometimes hostile, and occasionally destructive, the issue of authority is negotiated by fathers and sons in a range of styles. In this fascinating new book, John Crosby describes the filial relationships of 20 historical...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Father Involvement

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Second Edition

    Edited by Natasha J. Cabrera, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This second edition reviews the new research findings and theoretical advances on fathers, families, child development, programs, and policies that have occurred in the past decade. Contributors from a range of disciplines and countries showcase contemporary findings within a new common chapter...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Fathers in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, Michael E. Lamb

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013 Winner, APA Division 52 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award, 2014 This new volume reviews the latest research on fathering from every continent, from cultures representing over 50% of the world’s population. International experts on 14 societies/...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Father-Daughter Relationships

    Contemporary Research and Issues

    By Linda Nielsen

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    The first research-based text that focuses on the impact of the father-daughter relationship, this provocative book examines the factors that can strengthen or weaken these relationships and the impact that these relationships have on society. The research is brought to life with compelling...

    Published January 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Black Fathers

    An Invisible Presence in America, Second Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Connor, Joseph White

    This book offers a broader, more positive picture of African American fathers. Featuring case studies of African-descended fathers, this edited volume brings to life the achievements and challenges of being a black father in America. Leading scholars and practitioners provide unique insight...

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge