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Fathers, families and relationships : Researching everyday lives, Paperback / softback Book

Fathers, families and relationships : Researching everyday lives Paperback / softback

Edited by Esther Dermott, Caroline Gatrell


In this exciting book, leading fatherhood scholars from Europe and Scandinavia offer unique insights into how to research fathers and fatherhood in contemporary society. Outlining research methods in detail, including examples of large scale studies, online research, surveys and visual and aural methods, they explore how each approach worked in practice, what the benefits and pitfalls were, and what the wider and future application of the chosen research methods might be.

Covering a wide range of subjects from non-resident fathers to father engagement in child protection, this major contribution to the field also critiques and addresses the notion that fathers, especially young fathers, can be 'hard to reach'.

Essential reading for both students and policy makers in a fast-growing area of interest.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 248 pages, Publisher's extent note; Publisher's extent note
  • Publisher: Policy Press
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  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9781447331506