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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Brown, Janet; Chevannes, Barry
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Caribbean Child Development Centre
Article Title
Redefining fatherhood: A report from the Caribbean
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Early childhood matters
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
97
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Page(s)
25-37
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Abstract
Reviews the systematic focus of the University of the West Indies over 13 years on the difference between what mothers contribute to child rearing and the contributions of fathers.To do that Brown and Chevannes discuss what has been discovered across Caribbean countries through a regional survey conducted in 1987 by the Caribbean Child Development Centre (CCDC); a pilot survey called'The Contribution of Caribbean Men to the Family' (1991-92) and a participatory research project called' The Gender Socialization Project' (1993-95). Reflects on some of the outcomes of this continuing work, showing the breadth and depth of the approaches that are necessary if there is to be effective change in socialization issues in the Caribbean.....
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