The Fathers' Rights Movement

  title={The Fathers' Rights Movement},
  author={Carl E. Bertoia and Janice Drakich},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  pages={592 - 615}
Family law reforms brought about a new social movement and lobby group—fathers' rights. This article, based on a 2-year study involving participant observation, ethnographic interviews, and document analysis examines the contradictions between the public and private rhetoric of fathers rightists. Thirty-two members from four fathers' rights groups were interviewed about their postdivorce parenting experiences, their personal troubles with family law practices, and their posturing on the fathers… Expand
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