Title

Why dads can’t be the dads they want to be

Keywords

gender, parenting, inequality, motherhood, fatherhood, paternity leave, fathering, gender norms, patriarchy, family leave, family life

Abstract

In most families, mothers and fathers both work hard. Pew Research has reported that moms and dads in the U.S. work essentially equal hours when paid work hours are combined with household chores and child care hours.

Original Publication Citation

Shafer, K. (2017). “Why Dads Can’t be the Dads They Want to Be.” The Conversation (US).

Document Type

Other

Publication Date

2017-05-11

Publisher

The Conversation

Language

English

College

Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Department

Sociology

University Standing at Time of Publication

Associate Professor

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