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Sociology PhD candidate Casey Scheibling

Daddy bloggers!

The Ottawa Citizen published a feature on “daddy bloggers,” a group of men who write about their experience of fatherood. The article features PhD candidate Casey Scheibling’s research on this group, which argues that these men are pushing back against narrow visions of masculinity and fatherhood.

Jan 31, 2019

From the article: “Scheibling says these men are constructing what he refers to as ‘caring masculinities’…a move away from ‘holding up things like physical strength and aggression and dominance and these sorts of traditional signifiers of masculinity, and instead redefining and moving manliness towards notions of care and interdependence and emotional expression.’” 

Read the full piece in the Ottawa Citizen.