Chapter 1. Fathering: A Changing Perspective

  1. Eirini Flouri

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713228.ch1

Fathering and Child Outcomes

Fathering and Child Outcomes

How to Cite

Flouri, E. (2005) Fathering: A Changing Perspective, in Fathering and Child Outcomes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713228.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470861677

Online ISBN: 9780470713228



  • equal guardianship rights;
  • rapid pace of family;
  • European union countries;
  • step-parent;
  • stepfather


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fathers And The ‘modern’ Family: The Current Picture

  • Cross-Cultural Differences: Fathers Across Countries

  • The ‘consequences’ Of The Changes

  • Why (And How) Family Structure Affects Child ‘outcomes’

  • Children Of Lone-Parent Families: The ‘pathology of the Matriarchy’ View

  • Divorce As ‘a Breakdown of the Moral Order’

  • What is Fathering?

  • What is ‘child Well-Being’?

  • Why Fathering And Child Well-Being?

  • Summary And Conclusions