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No Man's Land: Men's Changing Commitments To Family And Work
     

No Man's Land: Men's Changing Commitments To Family And Work

by Kathleen Gerson
 

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ISBN-10: 0465051200

ISBN-13: 9780465051205

Pub. Date: 08/26/1994

Publisher: Basic Books

What does it mean to be a man in a world where women are almost as likely as men to shoulder the responsibilities of supporting a family? Why do some men still choose to be traditional breadwinners while others flee the responsibilities of parenthood altogether, and still others become infinitely more involved in family life than earlier generations of men?

Overview

What does it mean to be a man in a world where women are almost as likely as men to shoulder the responsibilities of supporting a family? Why do some men still choose to be traditional breadwinners while others flee the responsibilities of parenthood altogether, and still others become infinitely more involved in family life than earlier generations of men? Here's a look at how men are coping with the gender revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465051205
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
08/26/1994
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.96(d)
Lexile:
1190L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

LIST OF TABLESvii
PREFACEix
ACKNOWLEDGMENTSxiii
Part I Men's Quiet Revolution
1 Introduction3
2 The Changing Contours of American Manhood17
Part II Paths of Change
3 The Child and the Man41
4 Turning Toward Breadwinning76
5 Turning Toward Autonomy109
6 Turning Toward Family Involvement141
7 Dilemmas of Breadwinning and Autonomy182
8 Dilemmas of Involved Fatherhood215
Part III The Causes and Consequences of Change
9 The Myth of Masculinity259
10 Men and the Politics of Gender276
NOTES
APPENDIX
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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