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Title The Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathers : Masculinity, Carework and Fatherhood in the United States.
Imprint Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017.


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Description 1 online resource (129 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Stay-at-home fathers -- United States.
Work and family -- United States.
Sex role -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States.
Contents Front Cover; The Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathers: Masculinity, Carework and Fatherhood in the United States; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1 The Landscape of Fatherhood and Stay-at-Home Fathering; Scholarship about Stay-at-Home Fathers; Chapters in this Book; Chapter 2 How and Who: Information on the Study and the Men in this Book; Methods; Sample Characteristics; Reasons for Staying at Home; Chapter 3 "There is Hardness Sometimes": Masculine Identities and Emasculation; Challenges to the Masculinity; Responses to Challenges; Challenging Others; Acceptance of Nontraditional Status.
Supporting Wives' CareersConclusion; Chapter 4 "Doing this Well is Honorable": The Meaning of Fathering; Falling Short of Parenting Standards; Developing New Parenting Skills; Relationship with Children; Conclusion; Chapter 5 "Somewhere there is a Pillow with My Name on It": Housework Contributions; Division of Housework; Making Sense of Housework; Professionalization of Housework; Conclusion; Chapter 6 "A Daddy in a Mommy World": Social Networks and Community; Praise for Being a Stay-at-Home Father; Isolation and Exclusion; Exclusionary Practices and Isolation; Responses to Exclusion.
"I Just Don't Know Anybody""You Have to Joke About It"; Hiding One's Status; Conclusion; Chapter 7 Stay-at-Home Fathering: The Evolution of Fathering, Masculinity, and Family Life; References; Index.
Summary An in-depth sociological look at stay-at-home fathers' familial experiences for a deeper understanding of this new familial role, of men's evolving masculinity and fathering identities, and the interaction of community and sense of belonging among those considered "outsiders""
Other Title Print version: Richards Solomon, Catherine. Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathers : Masculinity, Carework and Fatherhood in the United States. Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, ©2017 9781787435025