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Author King, Laura A. (Laura Ann), author

Title Family men : fatherhood and masculinity in Britain, c. 1914-1960 / Laura King
Edition First edition
Published Oxford, England : Oxford University Press, 2015
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Contents Introduction -- 'Brought me anything, Dad?' The father as provider -- 'Wait till your father gets home'? The father's roles in the family -- A good pal? Fathers' emotional relationships -- Master of the house? The father's position, power, and authority -- Performing fatherhood and masculinity : parenting and gender identities -- Conclusion: changing fathers, changing men?
Summary An academic study of fathers and families in the period from the First World War to the end of the 1950s, suggesting that though the roles and responsibilities fulfilled by men did not shift rapidly, their relationships, position in the family, and identities underwent significant changes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 18, 2015)
Subject Family Relations
Fathers -- history
Fatherhood -- Great Britain -- 20th century
Masculinity -- Great Britain -- 20th century
Men -- Great Britain -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191662526 (electronic bk.)
9780191662522 (electronic bk.)