“Workaholic Women” and “Slow-Moving Men”?

I belong to one of the couple types that Hanna Rosin described in her recent piece on breadwinner wives in Slate magazine—the one where the “woman is a born workaholic and the man lives a slower pace”. Although it is more complex than those labels, I have nevertheless lived a...
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What Instigated my Interest in Fathering? An Old Story and a Dream

On March 31, 2011, I delivered the 42nd Annual Sorokin lecture at the University of Saskatchewan. Pitrim Sorokin (1889-1968) was a Russian émigré who became a world-renowned sociologist and the founder of the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. He published over 30 books and attracted the attention of Albert...
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Are you “still the mother”?

The following is an excerpt from a guest post I wrote for PhDinParenting.com. Click here to read the full post. I’ve been interviewing mothers and fathers on changing motherhood and fatherhood for twenty years. Some of their voices remain lodged in the back of my mind. One voice that I...
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