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Published: 05 January 2015

208 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199371143

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Failing Our Fathers

Confronting the Crisis of Economically Vulnerable Nonresident Fathers

Ronald B. Mincy, Monique Jethwani, and Serena Klempin

  • Multi-method, interdisciplinary study of the most recent quantitative and qualitative studies about vulnerable nonresident fathers.
  • Breaks out of familiar boundaries based on race/ethnicity and marital status at birth.
  • Focuses on the commonalities among nonresident fathers who are unable to support their children, given the mass incarceration and unemployment of the past two decades.
  • Shows how to re-orient policies affecting vulnerable fathers, their children and families from the perspective of a leading contributor to research, policy, and practice in this field over the same period.

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