Richard Fletcher leads the Fathers and Families Research Program at the University of Newcastle, Australia. In the 1990s he pioneered the study of men s health and boys health and founded the community-based group, Fathers Against Rape, to conduct workshops with teenage boys in schools. He developed the Engaging Fathers Project at the University of Newcastle, and worked to have it implemented in communities nationally. As a lecturer in the university s Family Action Centre, he designed and delivered courses and seminars to teachers, nurses, occupational therapists and medical students. He is the convener of the National Fatherhood Research Network and a co-editor of "Boys in Schools.""
"Clearly written, user-friendly, and based on the latest science, this book is groundbreaking in what it offers to young dads. It will lead to closer and happier families for years to come. An incredibly important book." Steve Biddulph, author, "Raising Boys," "Raising Girls" and "The New Manhood""