The Role of Fathers in Changing Society

By |Apr 14th, 2013|Articles|

Written by Hazel Kurian The emphasis on the role of fathers in parenthood has had a few waves. In the olden days, dad was the boss and primary bread-winner, the family decision-maker and the one who wore the pants in the relationship. In the 70’s fatherhood took a backseat to the mother-child attachment, with psychologists playing a guilty part in emphasising the mother-child relationship over the father-child relationship. The role of fatherhood is once again in the forefront of research and media interest. […]