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Negotiating Fatherhood

Sport and Family Practices

Authors: Fletcher, Thomas

  • Examines the inequalities attached to parental gender roles
  • Interrogates what being a father means in the twenty-first century
  • Locates the significance of sport in family practices
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About this book

This book examines the tensions and ambivalences which men encounter as they negotiate contemporary expectations of fatherhood and fulfill their own expectations of what it means to be a ‘good’ father. There is little doubt that today’s fathers are responding to new expectations about fatherhood and fathering practices. The remote, detached, breadwinning father of the past, once lauded as a masculine ideal, has faded, and men are now expected to be ‘involved’, ‘intimate’, ‘caring’ and ‘domesticated’ fathers. Using a family practices lens and a case study of sport, Fletcher elucidates the changes and continuities in family and fathering practices in different historical periods and contexts. Negotiating Fatherhood will be of interest to students and scholars with an interest in family and fathering practices, sport, leisure, and gender.

About the authors

Thomas Fletcher is Senior Lecturer, School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Leeds Beckett University, UK.


Buy this book

eBook 41,64 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: October 15, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-19784-1
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 72,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: October 15, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-19783-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Negotiating Fatherhood
Book Subtitle
Sport and Family Practices
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-19784-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-19784-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-19783-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 266
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