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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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IFI is the country's first state-wide non-profit fatherhood organization whose mission is connecting children and fathers by actively engaging fathers in the education of children.
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"More and more fathers understand the importance of fatherhood and assume the equivalent to the mother role they deserve".
Although research has noted an increasing emphasis on the greater involvement of men in parenting (Andrews et al., 2004; Eggebeen & Knoester, 2001), in-depth analyses of fatherhood in media outlets are rare.
The editors did a great job of formatting the book in a way where each chapter reviews academic literature on fatherhood particular to that country while discussing the impact of local history.
Therefore, much data regarding the Fatherhood in the Adolescence (FA) are difficult to be interpreted due to the fact that the information was provided by the partners, not providing the male perspective and the family circumstances in which adolescents are inserted (1,3).
The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year should be a gift to any new father with a new child, and provides a month-by-month handbook on all aspects of fatherhood during the first year.
In this paper we discuss findings from the Transition to Fatherhood Project, as well as other research, to consider how changes in fatherhood may affect men.
Fatherhood is changing, influenced by diverse family practices and formations, which challenge the male breadwinner/female home-carer division of labour.