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On New Shores : Understanding Immigrant Fathers in North America

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On New Shores focuses on immigrant fathers in North America and provides readers with a richer and more comprehensive approach to how researchers, practitioners, and social policymakers can examine immigrant fathering among ethnic minority families. The chapters focus on the various methodological advances used to explicitly investigate immigrant fathers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 27.94mm | 635.03g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739118811
  • 9780739118818

About Susan S. Chuang

Susan S. Chuang is associate professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph. Robert P. Moreno is associate professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at Syracuse University.show more

Review quote

This book, incorporating relevant theoretical frameworks and multidisciplinary empirical research on the process of acculturation of non-European immigrant fathers and their families, provides several insights and a wealth of information. It will serve asa major reference and a basis for future research for those interested in immigration and change. Highly recommended... CHOICE, August 2009 This book, incorporating relevant theoretical frameworks and multidisciplinary empirical research on the process of acculturation of non-European immigrant fathers and their families, provides several insights and a wealth of information. It will serve as a major reference and a basis for future research for those interested in immigration and change. Highly recommended. CHOICE, August 2009show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Chapter 1. Multidisciplinary and Multi-methodological Approaches on Fathering in Immigrant Families Chapter 3 Chapter 2. The Many Faces of Fatherhood: Some Thoughts about Fatherhood and Immigration Chapter 4 Chapter 3. Family Acculturation and Change: Recent Comparative Research Chapter 5 Chapter 4. Immigrant Fathers: A Demographic Portrait Chapter 6 Chapter 5. Immigrant Fathers' Labor Market Activity and Its Consequences for the Family Chapter 7 Chapter 6. Transcending Confucian Teachings on Fathering: A Sign of the Times or Acculturation? Chapter 8 Chapter 7. Asian Immigrant Fathers as Primary Caregivers of Adolescents Chapter 9 Chapter 8. Korean Immigrant Fathering: Dealing with Two Cultures Chapter 10 Chapter 9. Acculturation via Creolization: Constructing Latino American Fathering Identities Chapter 11 Chapter 10. Immigration and Latino Fatherhood: A Preliminary Look at Latino Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Fathers Chapter 12 Chapter 11. Breaking New Ground: Dominican, Mexican, and Chinese Fathers and Families Chapter 13 Chapter 12. Studying Immigrant Fathering: Methodological and Conceptual Challenges Chapter 14 Chapter 13. Imagining the Future of Immigrant Fathersshow more