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Author Smith, Jeremy Adam, 1970-
Title The daddy shift : how stay-at-home dads, breadwinning moms, and shared parenting are transforming the American family / Jeremy Adam Smith.
Pub Info Boston : Beacon Press, c2009.
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 Marstons Mills-Children's  PARENTING 306.3615 SMI     AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 232 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-226) and index.
Contents A stay-at-home dad's history of North America -- Searching for role models : Ed and Rachelle's story -- Stay-at-home economics or, five myths of caregiving fatherhood -- Searching for community : Chien's story -- Interlude : now you see it, now you don't -- Returning to glory : Ta-Nehisi's story -- The astonishing science of fatherhood, or, three more myths about male caregiving -- Searching for heroism : Kent and Misun's story -- Conclusion: Remember the future -- Another fatherhood is possible.
Summary An analysis of a growing trend in stay-at-home fathers explores the qualities of families with income-earning moms and fathers who take less-traditional and more involved roles in raising their children.
Subject Househusbands -- United States.
Stay-at-home fathers -- United States.
Working mothers -- United States.
Work and family -- United States.
ISBN 9780807021200 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0807021202 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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