Redefining fatherhood / Nancy E. Dowd.

"Most fathers parent less than most mothers. For many men, their parenthood in defined as biological or economic, while other men struggle against the presumption that they are not caregivers." "In Redefining Fatherhood, Nancy Dowd argues that this skewed social pattern is mirrored an...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dowd, Nancy E., 1949-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : New York University Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The context of fatherhood
  • Fathers in practice : the conduct of fatherhood
  • Fatherhood, work, and family
  • Subgroups of fathers
  • Summary
  • Constitutional fathers
  • Biological fathers
  • Economic fathers
  • A new model
  • Gender challenges : masculinities and mothers
  • Redefined fatherhood.