Father-Daughter Relationships

  • Linda Nielsen
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In this fully revised new edition, Father-Daughter Relationships: Contemporary Research and Issues summarises and analyses the most relevant research regarding father-daughter relationships, aiming to break down the persistent misconceptions regarding fatherhood and father-daughter relationships and encourage the reader to take a more objective and analytical approach. The research is brought to life with compelling personal stories from fathers and daughters, including well-known celebrities and politicians. Boxed quizzes and questionnaires show students how the research can be applied to their own lives while others highlight the relationships between real-life fathers and daughters. Nielsen discusses the father-daughter relationship within a diverse range of family structures, including divorced and separated parents, gay parents, adopted children and children of sperm donors. Covering a wide range of topics, including the father's impact on his daughter's cognitive, academic, social and physical wellbeing, ethnic minorities, and incarcerated or abusive fathers, Father-Daughter Relationships: Contemporary Research and Issues gives panoramic view of the most recent research and statistics. This book is essential reading for upper level undergraduate and for graduate students, as well as for practitioners working with families, such as social workers, mental health professionals and family counsellors. It is especially relevant for courses in psychology, sociology, women's studies, and counselling. Linda Nielsen is a Professor of Adolescent and Educational Psychology at Wake Forest University. A member of the faculty for 35 years, she is a nationally recognized expert on father-daughter relationships.
Inhoudsopgave
Chapter One: Fathers, facts and fictions What's a woozle? How are woozles born and raised? How our memories and cognitive processing deceive us The most damaging woozles Maternal instinct The female brain: hardwired for mothering Babies' primary bond with their mothers The stronger impact of mothers Mother's superior parenting style Female empathy and communication Childcare: Second shift moms and shiftless dads Physically abusive and murderous fathers Chapter Two : Fathers and Fatherhood Ignoring, dismissing or demeaning fathers Social science research Children's literature and films Media and advertising Medical and mental health professionals Constraints on fathering time: Work American paternity leave policies Does income trump good fathering? What is "good" fathering? Fathering scales and questionnaires How fatherhood changes men Financial stress Stress on parents' relationship Emotional stress: postpartum depression Quality of the parent-child relationship Daughters' impact on their fathers Chapter Three The Father's impact: Cognitive, academic, vocational, social and emotional Cognitive development Infancy through preschool Childhood through early adulthood Vocational development Social relationships: Peers and teachers Sexual behavior, romantic relationships and marriage Depression and suicide Identify and individuation Chapter four The father's impact: The daughter's physical well-being Premature baby care Adequate Sleep Physical reactions to stress Obesity Physical activity and sports Eating disorders Overview of teenage and young adult substance us Daughters' teenage and young adult drinking Daughters' smoking and vaping Daughters' marijuana use Daughter's opioid use Sexual behavior: Impact on physical health Teenage pregnancy Sexually transmitted diseases Dating aggression and rape The father's impact on sexual health risks Chapter Five - The mother's impact on father-daughter relationships Psychoanalytic theories Attachment theory Family systems theory Closeness, communication and conflict with mothers versus fathers Love versus closeness and communication Maternal gate-keeping Quality of the co-parenting relationship Quality of the parents' relationship and parenting stress Chapter Six - Divorced or separated fathers and their daughters The relationships at greatest risk Impact of parental separation on daughters Damaging beliefs: Divorce woozles Shared versus sole physical custody Parents' damaging disclosures Enmeshment and role reversals Maternal gatekeeping Parental alienation Remarriage and blended families Chapter Seven : Fathers and daughters in minority families Socio-economic differences among minorities Colorism: Impact on daughters and the father's role African American families Hispanic American families Asian American families Native American families Immigrant families Chapter Eight: Destructive or Challenging Father-Daughter Relationships Impoverished, single mother families Incarcerated Fathers Alcoholic fathers Drug addicted fathers: The opioid epidemic Sexually abusive fathers Fathers in the military Single fathers raising daughters Gay or bisexual fathers Lesbian or bisexual daughters Daughters of sperm donors Fathers with chronic or fatal illnesses
Review
#9 choice in best fatherhood books for 2020, Book Authority: https://bookauthority.org/books/new-fatherhood-books This book provides a very readable and engaging review of the scholarly literature on father-daughter relationships. This new edition brings to life the most recent research and scholarship and is certain to intrigue and excite students, teachers, and clinicians striving to understand how father-child relationships can enhance or impede the well-being of girls and women. The presentation is enlivened by illustrative comments by fathers and daughters about their own relationships. Michael E. Lamb, Psychology Professor, University of Cambridge, President of Developmental Psychology division of the American Psychological Association. Editor of The Role of the Father in Child Development An astonishing breadth of scholarship that captures the current state of knowledge and presents it in a crisp, clear, and entertaining format. Essential for courses on child development, this book is also an indispensable resource for professionals who work with families. Nielsen illustrates the implications and applications of research with captivating examples from Barbie dolls to Super Bowl ads, making the book appealing to anyone interested in the vital role that a father occupies in his daughter's development. Richard A. Warshak, Ph. D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Author of Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing This extraordinary book is destined to become a classic. It should be on every family scholar's bookshelf. Nielsen tackles a massive amount of data to make a major contribution to our understanding of father-daughter relationships. A key strength is the way Nielsen brings current research to bear on a plethora of "woozles"- widely-believed, but inaccurate beliefs about fathering. Her scope reaches far beyond white middle-class families to include ethnic minorities, gay, divorced and single-parent fathers, and fathers impacted by incarceration, poverty, substance abuse, and chronic illness. Patricia Papernow, Ed.D. American Psychological Association Psychologist of the Year, Division of Couples & Family Counseling. Author of Surviving & Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships
Productdetails
Uitgavejaar 2019
ISBN 9780367232870
Serie Textbooks in Family Studies
Verschijningsdatum 25 jun. 2019
Omvang 228
Editie 2nd edition
Auteur(s) Linda Nielsen
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels

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