Abstract: This book documents the effects of fatherlessness on individual families and society, and challenges the politically correct assumptions of opinion leaders in academia and the media.
Keywords: book review, sociology, family unit, single parent, two-parent, fathers, fatherless, Murphy Brown, marriage, relationships, alternative family, fatherhood, paternal deprivation.
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Title: Fatherless America: Confronting Our Most Urgent Social Problem
Author: David Blankenhorn
Publisher: Basic Books
Date Published: March 1994
ISBN: 0465014836
LOCN: HQ756.B57 1995
Dewey: 306.874/2 20
Pages: 328
Footnotes: 652
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Chapter 1: The Diminishment of American Fatherhood

Chapter 2: Fatherless Society

Chapter 3: The Lost Idea

Chapter 4: The Unnecessary Father

Chapter 5: The Old Father

Chapter 6: The New Father

Chapter 7: The Deadbeat Dad

Chapter 8: The Visiting Father

Chapter 9: The Sperm Father

Chapter 10: The Stepfather and the Nearby Guy

Chapter 11: The Good Family Man

Chapter 12: A Father for Every Child


Author:        Blankenhorn, David.
Title:         Fatherless America : confronting our most urgent
                  social problem / David Blankenhorn.
Published:     New York : BasicBooks, c1995.
Description:   viii, 328 p. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   HQ756.B57 1995
Dewey No.:     306.874/2 20
ISBN:          0465014836 :$23.00 U.S. ($32.50 Can.)
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references (p.
                  [235]-316) and index.
Subjects:      Fathers -- United States.
               Fatherless family -- United States.
               Paternal deprivation -- United States.
Control No.:   94040151 


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