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How Fathers Care for the Next Generation

A Four-Decade Study

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674365995

Publication Date: 06/01/1993

403 pages

20 tables


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Tables
  • Foreword by George E. Vaillant
  • 1. Generations and Generativity
  • 2. Varieties of Fathers’ Parental Generativity
  • 3. Bill and Bill Jr.: Father–Son Harmony
  • 4. Midlife Consequences of Parental Generativity for Fathers Themselves
  • 5. Joseph and Patricia: Father–Daughter Camaraderie
  • 6. Early Adulthood Consequences of Men’s Parental Generativity for Their Children
  • 7. Peter and Peter Jr.: Remodeling Lives
  • 8. Early Adulthood Barriers to Biological and Societal Generativity
  • 9. Jerry and Maria: Ties That Bind
  • 10. Boyhood and Current Predictors of Fathers’ Parental Generativity
  • 11. Advancing Generative Fathering: A Lifespan Review
  • Afterword: Parent-Supportive Workplace Policies
  • References
  • Index

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