The same and the other: male childcare workers managing identity dissonance

@article{Nentwich2013TheSA,
  title={The same and the other: male childcare workers managing identity dissonance},
  author={Julia C. Nentwich and Wiebke Poppen and Stefanie Sch{\"a}lin and F. Vogt},
  journal={International Review of Sociology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={326 - 345}
}
  • Julia C. Nentwich, Wiebke Poppen, +1 author F. Vogt
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • International Review of Sociology
  • As childcare workers, men are in a contested position. On the one hand, they are in danger of being depicted as the pedophile; on the other hand, they are expected to bring something new and innovative to the thus-far female-dominated field. These men are experiencing ‘identity dissonance’ and have to find ways to manage and facilitate legitimate subject positions as both childcare workers and as men. Applying a perspective of discursive positioning, this article discusses men's positioning… CONTINUE READING
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