Father Involvement in Canada

Father Involvement in Canada

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Father Involvement in Canada brings together almost two dozen leading scholars of fatherhood issues to examine the roles of Canadian fathers. They look at the experiences of fathers from many angles, considering different ages, ethnicities, marital statuses, gender partnering, and economic brackets, and examining issues such as the impact of poverty, access to paternity leave, and the availability of support from social institutions. By co-considering these dimensions and viewpoints, the book creates a map of interlocking individual, familial, and socio-economic systems in which fathers are embedded. National in scope, Fatherhood Involvement in Canada is the first book to summarize and challenge current scholarship of Canadian fatherhood and offer new concepts, theoretical frameworks, and research directions.By 2003, 44% of Canadian children were in shared legal custody (Milan et al., 2007). ... has responsibility for the child at least 40% of the time (the threshold in the Federal Child Support Guidelines for varying child support to take account of shared ... MarcilGratton, 2005b); the fathera#39;s work hours coincide with the times when children are at school or daycare (Juby et al., 2005b); the mother has completedanbsp;...

Title:Father Involvement in Canada
Author:Jessica Ball, Kerry J. Daly
Publisher:UBC Press - 2012-12-01


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