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Do Men Mother?: Fathering, Care, and Domestic Responsibility

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More and more, fathers are deciding to stay at home and care for their children rather than work full-time outside of the home. More and more, Canadian families are lead by single fathers. Shining a spotlight on the lives of stay at home dads and single fathers, Do Men Mother? provides groundbreaking evidence of dramatic changes in mothering and fathering in Canada.

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Paperback, 350 pages
Published November 4th 2006 by University of Toronto Press
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Molly Westerman
[There's a more detailed review at my feminist parenting, pregnancy, & books blog First the Egg.]

This book is a scholarly study of Canadian fathers who identify as primary caregivers. Many, though not all, of her respondents are or have been single fathers and/or stay-at-home fathers (though Doucet refreshingly questions this term along with the "mothers" and "parents" versions). Doucet sought out a diverse group, a task she found difficult but important, and reflects throughout on gender al
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Wonderful assessment and description of this essential understanding.
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