Introduction

Fathering the Idea

  1. Lon S. Nease PhD, MA1 and
  2. Michael W. Austin associate professor2
  1. Lon S. Nease PhD, MA1 and
  2. Michael W. Austin associate professor2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324464.ch

Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone

Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone

How to Cite

Nease, L. S. and Austin, M. W. (2010) Introduction, in Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone (eds L. S. Nease and M. W. Austin), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324464.ch

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Cincinnati, USA

  2. 2

    Eastern Kentucky University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Cincinnati, USA

  2. 2

    Eastern Kentucky University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 SEP 2010

Book Series:

  1. Philosophy for Everyone

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fritz Allhoff

Series Editor Information

  1. Western Michigan University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330311

Online ISBN: 9781444324464

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Keywords:

  • fathering the idea;
  • dads, and becoming involved in their children's lives;
  • fatherhood, a role in transition;
  • childrearing practices - affecting children and their achievements;
  • self-help books on fatherhood - different backgrounds, to what children will ultimately need in life;
  • philosophy, wealth of insights, reflections and practical advice - becoming the kind of fathers children need;
  • “The Impact of Being a Father” - a man's transition into fatherhood;
  • Allred's findings, that fatherhood - meaning more than taking on new tasks;
  • “Ethics and Parenting Styles,” focusing on fathers' contributions to childrearing;
  • “Keeping It Real - authentic fatherhood,” on what it really means to be a father