The Role of The Father as Single-Parent in Childcare

Jurnal Sains Psikologi

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Title The Role of The Father as Single-Parent in Childcare
 
Creator Lestari, Sri
Amaliana, Nafila
 
Description Changes in the role of couple occur when the couple divorced. The father who initially served as a family breadwinner, then also did the mother's task. The purpose of this study is to understand the role of fathers as single parents in parenting. A qualitative approach was used in this study. The research data were obtained from semi-structured interviews of four fathers who cared for their children under the age of 12 years. Thematic analysis is used to find emerging themes. Data validity is achieved by the member-checking technique. The results showed that as a single parent, fathers became caregivers, motivators, mentors, study companions, and child discipline reinforcers. The family and school provide support for fathers in carrying out the role of single parents. Being a single parent is felt as a burden by fathers. Father felt uncomfortable when required to do tasks that he considered to be women's duties when outside of the house.Keywords: fathering; single-parent; role adjustment; qualitative research. 
 
Publisher Universitas Negeri Malang
 
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Date 2020-04-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journal2.um.ac.id/index.php/JSPsi/article/view/10142
10.17977/um023v9i12020p1-14
 
Source Jurnal Sains Psikologi; Vol 9, No 1 (2020); 1-14
Jurnal Sains Psikologi; Vol 9, No 1 (2020); 1-14
2597-7008
2085-2223
 
Language ind
 
Relation http://journal2.um.ac.id/index.php/JSPsi/article/view/10142/5441
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Jurnal Sains Psikologi
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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