Title page for ETD etd-10172002-230644

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Hansen, Katherine Gentry
URN etd-10172002-230644
Title On the Making of Man: A Qualitative Study on the Meaning of Motherhood, Issues of Masculinity, and the Experience of Raising a Son
Degree Master of Science
Department Human Development
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Allen, Katherine R. Committee Co-Chair
Few-Demo, April L. Committee Co-Chair
Arditti, Joyce A. Committee Member
  • Working Mothers
  • Mother-Son Relationships
  • Feminism
  • Gender Socialization
Date of Defense 2002-09-03
Availability unrestricted
This qualitative research focuses on the meanings that contemporary, working women assign to the experience of motherhood, how the role of work intersects the role of motherhood, and how these women are constructing and deconstructing gender with their preschool-age sons. Feminist and symbolic interactionist perspectives are utilized to ground the study empirically. The results are based on the in-depth interviews the researcher conducted with five working mothers living in a rural, college town.
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