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Do Men Mother?: Fathering, Care, and Domestic Responsibility
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Do Men Mother?: Fathering, Care, and Domestic Responsibility (Paperback)

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More and more, fathers are deciding to stay at home and care for their children rather than work full-time outside of the home. More and more, Canadian families are lead by single fathers. Shining a spotlight on the lives of stay at home dads and single fathers, Do Men Mother? provides groundbreaking evidence of dramatic changes in mothering and fathering in Canada. Using evidence gathered in a four-year in-depth qualitative study, including interviews with over 100 fathers - from truck drivers to insurance salesmen, physicians to artists - Andrea Doucet illustrates how men are breaking the mold of traditional parenting models. Doucet's research examines key questions such as: What leads fathers to trade earning for caring? How do fathers navigate through the 'maternal worlds' of mothers and infants? Are men mothering or are they redefining fatherhood? Do Men Mother? illuminates fathers' candid reflections on caring and the intricate social worlds that men and women inhabit as they 'love and let go' of their children.

In asking and unravelling the question 'do men mother,' this study tells a compelling story about Canadian parents radically re-visioning child care and domestic responsibilities at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsIntergenerational relationshipsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: birthPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: family & relationshipsSociology: sexual relations Publisher: University of Toronto Press Publication Date: 11/04/2006 ISBN-13: 9780802085467  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Andrea Doucet is a professor and Canada Research Chair in Gender, Work and Care in the Department of Sociology at Brock University.

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