THE GUARDIAN: The 'masculine mystique' – why men can't ditch the baggage of being a bloke

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“Involved fatherhood is quite a middle-class concept,” says Dr Helen Norman at Manchester University’s school of social sciences. “It’s only really accessible to middle-class men who can afford to change their work; the fathers on lower incomes don’t have that [option].”

Period21 Nov 2017

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