Sex, Men, and Babies: Stories of Awareness and Responsibility

Sex, Men, and Babies: Stories of Awareness and Responsibility

by William Marsiglio, Sally Hutchinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814756816

ISBN-13: 9780814756812

Pub. Date: 10/27/2002

Publisher: New York University Press

In Sex, Men, and Babies, William Marsiglio and Sally Hutchinson provide a compelling and insightful portrait of the personal lives of young fathers. Based on in-depth interviews with a diverse sample of seventy single men aged sixteen to thirty, this is the most comprehensive, qualitative study of its kind. Accessibly written for a wide audience and raising a host of…  See more details below

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In Sex, Men, and Babies, William Marsiglio and Sally Hutchinson provide a compelling and insightful portrait of the personal lives of young fathers. Based on in-depth interviews with a diverse sample of seventy single men aged sixteen to thirty, this is the most comprehensive, qualitative study of its kind. Accessibly written for a wide audience and raising a host of issues relevant to debates about unplanned pregnancy, childbearing among teens and young adults, and women's and children's well-being, Sex, Men, and Babies is the fullest account available today on how young men conceptualize themselves as procreative beings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814756812
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
10/27/2002
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Setting the stage1
2Studying young single men31
3Becoming aware, being aware61
4Turning points in identity110
5Romantic involvements139
6Thinking about fatherhood176
7Looking forward209
Appendix241
Notes245
References259
Index273
About the authors280

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