Mum's the Word of Fatherhood
— by Jim Macnamara Download

A review of widespread public discussion of fatherhood quoting an extensive media content analysis showing discussion is dominated by women. While welcoming women's perspective on fatherhood, this article explores how and why men have been silenced on this important topic, and the social ramifications of their lack of engagement.

See also the complete findings of this research in Dr Jim Macnamara's book Media and Male Identity: The Making and Remaking of Men (Palgrave Macmillan, UK) or buy a 12,000 word extract summarising the main findings including charts presenting research data on this site – Men in the Media: The Manufacture of Contempt.

 

 
 
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• Jim Macnamara presents refereed paper at the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) 2008 conference, Wellington New Zealand