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Lone Fathers and Masculinities

  • 304 Pages
  • 2.29 MB
  • English
Ashgate Publishing
Single Adult Family, Sociology Of Men, Social Science, Family / Parenting / Childbirth, Sociology, Parenting - Fatherhood, Family & relationships, Family welfare, Gender studies, Sociology - Marriage & F
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL12004921M
ISBN 101856285227
ISBN 139781856285223

Lone fathers and masculinities. [Richard W Barker] -- This is a study of lone fathering, parenthood and masculinities, an area in which there has been very little research.

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The results offered here refute the commonly-held assumption that there has been. RSS Feed not available for this page. Search ERA. This CollectionAuthor: Richard W. Barker. Lone fathers and masculinities Barker, Richard W This is a study of lone fathering, parenthood and masculinities, an area in which there has been very little research.

This thesis examines lone fathering, parenting and masculinities drawing on data from a study of 35 lone parent fathers who had responsibility for dependent children in households where there was no woman resident. The sample was drawn from child benefit records, and thus is a more representative sample than those used in previous similar : Richard W.

Barker. Fatherhood is on the political agenda in many countries, often cast in terms of crisis. One side of the policy debate focuses on fathers as deadbeat dads who do not provide financial support and care for their children.

The other revolves around making men into active and engaged fathers. However, these policies are often at odds with the employers' reluctance to accommodate work schedules to.

Much has been written and debated on lone mothers. However little has been discussed about non-resident fathers. Absent Fathers is part of a growing literature on men and masculinities and takes this debate further.

Drawn from one of the best social policy units in the UK and results from the current ESRC Programme on Population and Household Change, it will provide a text for undergraduates.

The fathers’ stories provide evidence of changing forms of masculinity, for example, Lone Fathers and Masculinities book ways in which fathers conceptualised fathering as enjoyable involvement with children, and the ways fathers negotiated and resisted the constraints of paid work in order to be involved with children.

In Making Men into Fathers, prominent scholars in gender studies and the critical studies of men consider how varied institutional settings and policy shape the possibilities and constraints for new models of fatherhood, determining the choices opened to individual men.

From different historical and societal perspectives, the authors provide Reviews: 1. Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood Barbara Hobson Prominent scholars in gender studies and the critical studies of men consider herein how varied institutional settings and policy influence the development of.

The authors provide new insights from different historical and societal perspectives into the studies of men as gendered subjects, including the role of transnational and global issues on the practices of fatherhood, and the emergence of men's movements in contesting and reimaging fatherhood.

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it is also a book about the ways in which sexuality and aggression are shaped in a responsible and therefore integrated way by good enough s: 6. The Book of Man is the home for forward-thinking men, and here we reveal our manifesto for what we believe to be, the new masculinity.

Prepare to shed the old school ways to. Dad in an Instant (Lone Star Dads Book 1) and Dad by Design (Lone Star Dads Book 2)Missing: masculinities. The Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities is an interdisciplinary and international culmination of the growth of men's studies that also offers insight about future directions for the field.

The Handbook provides a broad view of masculinities primarily across the social sciences, with the inclusion of important debates in some areas of the humanities and natural sciences.

Progress in this new understanding of fathers is highlighted in Fatherhood, a volume of empirical and theoretical research on fathers in families.

The research pieces, written by such well-known scholars as Furstenberg, Seltzer, and Greif, examine differences in culture, class, nationality, and custodial status. Lone Star Father is a Cowboys Of Stampede, Texas series by Marin Thomas. Reid Hardell learns he has a 12 year old daughter when the mother dies.

Reid had a /5(4). books based on 72 votes: The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks, Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era by. Based on interviews with fathers who stay home alone on parental leave in Norway, this article explores how the masculine identities of employed fathers may be affected by caring.

Research on changing masculinities has been concerned with the reworking of men’s gender identities into caring ones, and this article aims to add. Burkstrand-Reid, B. Dirty Harry meets dirty diapers: Masculinities, at-home fathers, Catering to these fathers, a growing number of books have been published focusing on primary.

The study sample was composed of 20 new and expectant fathers ranging in age from 22 to 41 years. The average age of participants was 33 years.

The fathers’ tobacco consumption varied from one cigarette a day to more than a pack a day. Four fathers quit smoking following the birth of their infant.

Participants had smoked on average for 15 years. Understanding the masculinities-violence nexus is crucially important to finding ways to mitigate the masculine tendency towards violence. Taking a sobering look at men and violence, Lee H Bowker has carefully chosen essays which shed light on the causes and settings of masculine violence.

The three essays in Part One lay out the ways in which men learn violence and repeat it. Gender, Culture and Society: Contemporary Femininities and Masculinities. Includes; Fragmenting Family Life: Maternal Femininities and Paternal Masculinities.

In and Out of Labour: Beyond the Cult of Domesticity and Breadwinners. Marsiglio, William, and Joseph H. Pleck. Fatherhood and Masculinities.

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In Michael Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, and R.W. Connell. More than racism, the absence of father figures is the main problem holding back black kids in school Mon 15 Mar EDT M artin, a mixed.

Here is a powerful reply to Iron John, a fresh look at the complicated nature of what R.W. Connell calls "masculinities." One of the most important voices in the new feminist scholarship by men, Connell provides a nuanced and incisive analysis of how our notions of masculinity have evolved in psychoanalysis, social science, and historically in the creation of a global economy.1/5(1).

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This book is about the meanings of masculinities within the social networks of the streets of an American city (St Louis, Missouri), and how these shaped perceptions and enactments of violence.

There is little doubt that today’s fathers are responding to new expectations about fatherhood and fathering practices. The remote, detached, breadwinning father of the past, once lauded as a. This ethnographic study uses the narratives of African American, single, full-time fathers to explore the motivations precipitating their choice to parent.

Employing the framework of critical studies of men and masculinities this article interrogates these narratives and maps their depoliticising effects. Additionally, it exposes how the effects of a range of social problems were projected on to poor, lone mothers, reinforcing a range of regulatory narratives and practices that target this social group.

Book Review: R.W. Connell’s Masculinities The feminist evolution towards understanding masculinity is mired in an unconscionable search for why men are violent and abusive toward women.

This is apparent in the college curriculum on Men and Masculinities developed by the American Men’s Studies Association.

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Craig found that mothers spent double or more the time with children compared to fathers; that mothers spent nearly one-third of their time as the sole parent, whereas fathers only did so thirteen percent of the time; and mothers.