The New Dad: Is There Really a New Breed of Fathers in the US?

Activity Description:

This PowerPoint presentation by Brad Harrington, Executive Director of Boston College Center for Work & Family, addresses the impact of changing demographics on fathers’ roles as caregivers and “breadwinners.” Research findings from a 2009 year long qualitative study (The New Dad: Exploring fatherhood within a career context) conducted by the Center for Work & Family are highlighted. This research addresses paternal and professional dual identities, and discusses employer work-life policies for new fathers.

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Activity Source:

Harrington, B. (2010). The new dad: Is there really a new breed of fathers in the US? PowerPoint presented at the Boston College Center for Work & Family Global Workforce Roundtable.