Divorced dads: shattering the myths

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, Oct 1, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 287 pages
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A leading authority on fatherhood and divorce uses the findings of his research--the largest federally funded study ever made of the subject--to dispel the myth of the "dead-beat dad" and other conventions about the effects of divorce.

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DIVORCED DADS: Shattering the Myths

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"Bad dads" have been getting a bad rap, says Braaver, who offers results of a federally funded study showing that some divorced fathers really do care about their children. In 1985, Braver (Psychology ... Read full review


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Braver a professor of psychology at Arizona State University. He has served on panels relating to President Clinton's Fatherhood Initiative, and is widely regarded as one of the nation's leading authorities on fatherhood and divorce.

O'Connell is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in many national publications.

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