Interesting piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education from Dr. David Leonard, who advocates for the voices of academic men and women seeking equitable parenting/care-giving partnerships in non-traditional families. Much of the current research reinforces traditional roles (and thus pits the mother against the father) rather than looking at institutional policies & work climates and how these antiquated vestiges force non-traditional families to make more traditional decisions. Lehigh ADVANCE programs and others strive to transform the institution.
Blame the Institution not Just the Fathers
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013