Father time : the social clock and the timing of fatherhood / Wendy A. Goldberg, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, USA.

Author
Goldberg, Wendy A. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Description
xvii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-220) and index.
Contents
Men in transition -- Is there a social clock for men? -- Why do men want to become parents? -- The inner self : identity, well-being, and personality characteristics of expectant and new fathers -- Couple time : marital quality and the timing of fatherhood -- Time to work : work involvement and the timing of fatherhood -- Intergenerational relationships and the timing of fatherhood -- Any time for fun? -- Fathers and their babies : does timing matter? -- The timing of fatherhood : what have we learned? -- Appendix A : prenatal interview questions and postnatal questionnaire -- Appendix B : prenatal and postnatal scales.
ISBN
  • 9781137372710
  • 1137372710
OCLC
870285524
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