Do Men Mother?: Fathering, Care, and Domestic by Andrea Doucet

By Andrea Doucet

More and extra, fathers are determining to stick at domestic and take care of their teenagers instead of paintings full-time outdoor of the house. increasingly more, Canadian households are lead by means of unmarried fathers. Shining a focus at the lives of remain at domestic dads and unmarried fathers, Do males mom? offers groundbreaking proof of dramatic alterations in mothering and fathering in Canada.

Using proof collected in a four-year in-depth qualitative research, together with interviews with over a hundred fathers - from truck drivers to coverage salesmen, physicians to artists - Andrea Doucet illustrates how males are breaking the mould of conventional parenting types. Doucet's examine examines key questions reminiscent of: What leads fathers to exchange incomes for worrying? How do fathers navigate throughout the 'maternal worlds' of moms and babies? Are males mothering or are they redefining fatherhood?

Do males Mother? illuminates fathers' candid reflections on being concerned and the difficult social worlds that women and men inhabit as they 'love and allow cross' in their childrens. In asking and unravelling the query 'do males mother,' this research tells a compelling tale approximately Canadian mom and dad notably re-visioning baby care and family duties at the start of the twenty-first century.

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