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In praise of fathers: the making of the modern dad

Sarah Best

2nd July 2021

This article was also shared on the Tutor2u Facebook Sociology group.

The role of the 'father/dad' has changed significantly over the past 50 years, according the author of this article, Anna Machin.

This article provides an anthropologists view of the role of the dad and it could be used for the Families and Households unit.

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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