Men Can: The Changing Image and Reality of Fatherhood in America

Men Can: The Changing Image and Reality of Fatherhood in America

by Donald Unger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439900000
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 05/28/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Donald N.S. Unger is a Lecturer in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at MIT.

Table of Contents

Introduction: When You Comin' Home, Dad? 
1. Ángel Nieto: The Leading Edge of Change 
2. The Problem of Language: Can Fathers Mother? 
3. Tom Andrejev: The Matter of Trust 
4. TV Dads: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back 
5. Darryl Smith: Recovering Our Own Fathers 
6. Poppins versus Kramer: Dad, You Have Really Changed! 
7. Ronnie Huang: What If We Don't Put Him in Day Care? 
8. TV Commercials and the New American Family 
9. Kevin Knussman: The Trooper Dad 
Appendix A: Comparative Word Frequency (2006 and 2009) 
Appendix B: AT&T Wireless Commercial, "Business Trip," Shot Sequence (Approximate) 
Appendix C: Comparative Word Frequency (2004 and 2006) 
Selected Bibliography 

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