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Ojciec i ojcostwo w eksploracjach badawczych młodzieży akademickiej
Father and fatherhood in research explorations of students

Author(s): Andrzej Ładyżyński
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology
Published by: Społeczna Akademia Nauk
Keywords: father; fatherhood; young researchers; theses; Qualitative Research

Summary/Abstract: The article shows a research research made by group of 35 pedagogy students at University of Wroclaw in years 2011 – 2013. The research is made by them as a diploma work. Participants of the seminar are focused on fatherhood. Fathers, the object of study, are in various phases of their lives: growing-to-fatherhood stage, active realization as fathers or grandfathers. The research shows fathers and their meaning for children, the problem of raising healthy and disabled children. Students present the meaning of absence or only temporary presence of fathers as well as image of the father produced by the mainstream media. The theses are realized in qualitative paradigm with use of various research techniques. Students examine narrative interviews and press articles, comments on blogs, letters to the editors, advertisements and films. Finally, the theses reveals extraordinary open-mindedness and social sensitiveness of the authors.

  • Issue Year: 3/2013
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 101-110
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish