Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Stay-At-Home Dads

From the Atlantic:

Every so often, a trend piece comes along that heralds the rise of the stay-at-home dad. More fathers are choosing childcare over career, we're told, and it represents yet another shift towards gender equity in the age of the female breadwinner.  

Today, while perusing a bit of Census data, I was reminded of why those stories are making a big deal out of a microscopic trend.

Read more here.

MR

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Comments

My understamding is that this is becoming a trend.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer Matt Ingham | Sep 25, 2013 7:21:21 PM

Anyone else think that the stats, and analysis in this piece are as hinky as the stats and analysis that the author criticizes?

Posted by: R Gould-Saltman | Oct 1, 2013 5:27:21 PM

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