In and About Education
- Paperback / softback, 142 pages, 247 mm x 168 mm
- 1 Apr 2008
- Trentham Books Ltd
CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction, rationale and orientation; 2. Land of my fathers and sons: An overview; 3. The literature on fathers and sons; 4. 'Wait 'til your dad gets home': Fathers, masculinity and role(play); 5. 'In my day...': Fathers and sons as pupils; 6. Fathers and early nurturing; 7. Being a teaching dad: Trails and tribulations; 8. Fathers as classroom helpers; 9. Who needs them? Non-resident fathers; 10. Dealing with difficulties: SEN and disabilities; 11. Tyrants on the touchline: Fathers and sport; 12. Fathers and bereavement; 13. Bad dads, bad lads: Fathers, sons and 'criminal careers'; 14. 'Is that your dad?': Fathers outside the school gates; 15. Young fathers; Useful resources for fathers and sons; References; Index.
The qualitative narrative accounts from three generations of fathers and sons not only provide a unique insight into expectations and personal beliefs surrounding father and son relationships and education, they also help identify cultural shifts and new expectations regarding fatherhood. - Studies in the Education of Adults