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ERIC Number: EJ532011
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-4150
Understanding the Influence of Gender Role Identity on the Assumption of Family Caregiving Roles by Men.
Hirsch, Carl
International Journal of Aging & Human Development, v42 n2 p103-21 1996
Discusses limited participation by males as family caregivers through the assumption that socialization to dominant gender stereotypes is a universal barrier among men. Seeks to understand the personal meaning caregiving has for men. Utilizes interview data from a sample of 32 men who were chief caregivers for elderly relatives. Discusses ways male respondents gained access to family caregiving roles. (KW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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