No Man's Land (Paperback)

Men's Changing Commitments To Family And Work

By Kathleen Gerson

Basic Books, 9780465051205, 384pp.

Publication Date: August 26, 1994

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What does it mean to be a man in a world where women are almost as likely as men to shoulder the responsibilities of supporting a family? Why do some men still choose to be traditional breadwinners while others flee the responsibilities of parenthood altogether, and still others become infinitely more involved in family life than earlier generations of men? Here's a look at how men are coping with the gender revolution.

About the Author

Kathleen Gerson is an associate professor of sociology at New York University and author of Hard Choices: How Women Decide About Work, Career, and Motherhood.