This in-depth and informative study of fathering at risk emphasizes the importance of a father's presence in a child's life, and then concentrates on what society can do to reverse the dangerous trend toward absentee fathers. Complete with case studies, discussion questions at the end of each chapter, an appendix of father's organizations and websites, plus numerous references for further reading, this thoroughly researched and forward-looking discussion makes an excellent contribution to addressing a serious social problem.
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Author Biography - James R. Dudley
James R. Dudley, Ph.D. (Charlotte, NC), is professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a licensed clinical social worker, a former associate of the Fathers Center (Philadelphia, PA) and the Philadelphia Society to Protect Children, and a consulting editor for Family Relations.Glenn Stone, Ph.D. (Oxford, OH), is assistant professor at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio; a licensed clinical social worker; a marital and family therapist; and a consulting editor for the Journal of Genetic Psychology.