A Flight from Commitment? Domesticity, Adventure and the Masculine Imaginary in Britain after the Second World War

@article{Francis2007AFF,
  title={A Flight from Commitment? Domesticity, Adventure and the Masculine Imaginary in Britain after the Second World War},
  author={Martin Francis},
  journal={Gender \& History},
  year={2007},
  volume={19}
}
The year 1948 saw the publication of Marriage Crisis, an earnest volume authored by David Mace, a former nonconformist minister and the first General Secretary of the influential voluntary body, the National Marriage Guidance Council (NMGC).1 His book spoke to a preoccupation in Britain in the immediate post-war years with the viability of family life, as experts evaluated the long-term consequences of wartime dislocation and sought to explain a recent dramatic rise in the divorce rate… 

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