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Fatherhood

Abraham
progenitor of a host of nations. [O.T.: Genesis 17:3–6]
Adam
first man and progenitor of humanity. [O.T.: Genesis 5:1–5]
Dag(h)da
great god of Celts; father of Danu. [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 68; Jobes, 405]
Dombey, Mr.
embittered by the death of his young son, neglects his daughter. [Br. Lit.: Dombey and Son]
Goriot, Père
deprives himself of his wealth in order to ensure good marriages for his two daughters. [Fr. Lit.: Balzac Pere Goriot in Magill I, 271]
Liliom
dead for sixteen years, he is allowed to return from Heaven for a day, and attempts to please the daughter he had never seen. [Hung. Drama: Molnar Liliom in Magill I, 511]
Priam, King of Troy
fathered fifty children, among them Hector, Paris, Troilus, and Cassandra. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad]
Tevye
pious dairyman concerned with marrying off his seven beautiful daughters. [Yid. Lit.: Tevye’s Daughters; Am. Musical: Fiddler on the Roof in On Stage, 468]
Vatea
the first man; the father of mankind. [Polynesian Legend: How the People Sang the Mountains Up, 85]
Zeus (Jupiter, Jove)
“Father of the gods and men”; had many legitimate and illegitimate children. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Benét, 1115; Bulfinch, Ch. I]
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The inspiration behind the BCS Fatherhood Program "Barbershop Dad Talk" Series is that African American barbershops have traditionally been a way for fathers to bond with their sons.
Other organizations including the Boys & Girls Club of America, Legal Services Corporation and the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) are also partnering with housing authorities to make these events possible.
We want this to be the beginning of an honest and constructive dialogue that will lead to restoring fatherhood as an equal parenting role, through various steps that we are willing to propose, always in pursuit of equality between the sexes in all areas," it concluded.
2004; Eggebeen & Knoester, 2001), in-depth analyses of fatherhood in media outlets are rare.
An educator looking for more information on comparison of contemporary socioeconomic conditions and cross-cultural comparison of fatherhood with relation to social policy will find this text as a valuable start, especially if looking to conduct future research.
The calculation of the sample size to check the prevalence of fatherhood in the adolescence and possible associations were based on the following parameters: confidence level of 95%; power of 80%; increase for losses and denials of 10% and increase for multivariable analysis of 15%.
Despite decades of research on families and on mothers, the impact of fatherhood on males and their families has received less research attention.
12) Anticipatory guidance is critically important for expectant fathers, as many men (like women) hold unrealistic expectations about parenthood that can hinder their adjustment to the realities of fatherhood.
Rod's been popping over for a cup of tea and passing on his wisdom about fatherhood.
Yet, fatherhood has been undergoing radical changes, too, for academics as much as for men who labor outside ivy-covered walls.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A new Northwestern University study provides compelling evidence that human males are biologically wired to care for their offspring, conclusively showing for the first time that fatherhood lowers a man's testosterone levels.
Drawing on both their stories and his own recollections of fatherhood as a son and a father, "In Search of Fatherhood" is an excellent pick for anyone who also wonders what is the role of fatherhood.