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Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad

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A thoughtful and long-overdue exploration of fatherhood and masculinity in the 21st century that "redefines what it means to be a good father" (Adam Grant).

There are hundreds of books on parenting, and with good reason—becoming a parent is scary, difficult, and life-changing. But when it comes to books about parenting identity, rather than the nuts and bolts of raising chi
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Hardcover, 240 pages
Published May 11th 2021 by Little, Brown Spark
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Zyph
May 02, 2021 marked it as to-read
Haven't read it yet but this interview with the author piqued my interest:
https://www.workandlifepodcast.com/blog/jordan-shapiro-how-to-be-a-feminist-dad
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The concepts in the book are great and much needed for being a feminist dad. The writing of the book however wasn’t very engaging in my opinion with a lot of talk about Greek gods, etc.
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Jordan Shapiro, PhD, is father to two children and step-father to two more. He lives in Philadelphia with his partner Amanda Steinberg. He teaches in Temple University’s Intellectual Heritage Program. He’s senior fellow for the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, and nonresident fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution. His book, The New Childhood (2018), r ...more

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