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Fathers and Early Childhood Programs

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ISBN-10: 1401804632

ISBN-13: 9781401804633

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jay Fagan, Glen Palm

List price: $103.95
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FOR STUDENTS AND EARLY CHILD PROFESSIONALS ALIKE, Fathers and Early Childhood Programs is intended to introduce the reader to many of the critical issues that are being studied about fathers in the social sciences. The authors review the available research regarding father involvement in programs for young children and they present the results of 33 in-depth interviews they have collected on this subject. They present the theoretical perspectives they see as relevant to building better partnership between programs and fathers. The authors offer practical suggestions for working with fathers and the community to facilitate increased father and family involvement. Additionally, tools to…    
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Book details

List price: $103.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 5/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880

About the Authors
Introduction: The Importance of Early Childhood Programs in Promoting Father Involvement
The New Father Roles: What Are They?
Father Involvement in Early Childhood Education: A Brief History
Theory and Research on Father Involvement in Early Childhood Programs
A Qualitative Study of the Important Dynamics of Father Involvement
Profiles of Four Fatherhood Initiatives
Getting Started: Practical Suggestions for Developing Fatherhood Initiatives
Types of Father Involvement
Targeting Parent Education Specifically for Fathers
Father-Child Interaction Time: Having Fun and Learning Together
Conclusions and Future Directions
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