DadsDivorce Live: Changing Roles of Fathers

Edward Kruk child custodyEdward Kruk, an associate professor of social work at the University of British Columbia, has been studying the changing role of fathers and the problems of father absence for 30 years.

His latest book, “Divorced Fathers: Children’s Needs and Parental Responsibilities,” illuminates the tragic toll on fathers first removed from their children’s lives by a biased legal system, and then unsupported by a social services network that is almost wholly indifferent to fathers rights and feelings.

Kruk talked with editor Matt Allen about the lasting effects, including parental alienation, sole child custody decisions have on fathers and why he calls this crisis of the absence of fathers “one of the most significant and powerful trends of this generation.”

(Read related article: “A Proposed Solution For How Child Custody Is Decided“)

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