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Author Crowley, Jocelyn Elise, 1970-

Title Defiant dads : fathers' rights activists in America / Jocelyn Elise Crowley.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.

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 Moore Stacks  KF547 .C76 2008    Available  ---
Description x, 306 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-299) and index.
Contents A coming revolution in fathers' rights? -- The origins of fathers' rights groups in the United States -- Membership dynamics in fathers' rights groups -- Becoming the chief : patterns of leadership and governance in fathers' rights groups -- Money changes everything, or American child support policy -- The custody wars -- Frayed ties : fathers' relationships with mothers -- The ties that bind : fathers' relationships with their children -- "Crooked trees," activism, and healing in dissolved families.
Subject Fathers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Divorced fathers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Custody of children -- United States.
Child support -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Self-help groups -- United States.
ISBN 9780801446900 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801446902 (cloth : alk. paper)