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Father Courage: What Happens When Men Put Family First

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The "triple crown" for today's father includes success at work, intimacy with family, and time for friends. Not unlike the false promise of "having it all" that women faced in the 1970s, this goal is nearly impossible to achieve. The pain of "never getting it right" can be felt across the nation. Others have described the malaise, but until now, no one has described this r ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published April 17th 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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John Pedersen
Oct 28, 2007 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: new parents
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Interesting stories and thoughts about the struggles of young fathers to be more involved in their children's lives than their fathers were able to be with them. The struggle for men to gain acceptance in the workplace for their increased prioritization of their family responsibilities has some interesting similarities to the feminist movement in the 60s-80s when women were working on gaining (the first level of) acceptance for their career priorities.

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Suzanne Braun Levine’s recent book, How We Love Now: Women Talk About Intimacy After Fifty, continues her exploration of a new stage of life for women that began with Inventing the Rest of Our Lives and Fifty Is the New Fifty. Levine was the first editor of Ms. magazine and editor of the Columbia Journalism Review.
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