Below is a selected bibliography of texts I consulted to write the PhD proposal entitled: An Investigation into the Function of Paternal Characters in Young Adult and Children’s Fiction:
Adams, M., Walker, C. and O’Connell, P. (2011) ‘Invisible or Involved Fathers? A Content Analysis of Representations of Parenting in Young Children’s Picturebooks in the UK.’ Sex Roles, 65(3) pp. 259–270.
Advertising Standards Authority (2017) Depictions, Perceptions and Harm. United Kingdom.
Alston, A. (2011) The Family in English Children’s Literature. 1 edition, London: Routledge.
Barrett, E. and Bolt, B. (2010) Practice as Research: Approaches to Creative Arts Enquiry. Reprint edition, London: I B Tauris & Co Ltd.
Browne, A. (2005) My Mum. Doubleday, Random House.
Browne, A. (2010) My Dad. 3rd ed., Picture Corgi, Random House.
Connell, R. W. (2005) Masculinities. 2nd edition, Cambridge: Polity Press.
DeWitt, A. L., Cready, C. M. and Seward, R. R. (2013) ‘Parental Role Portrayals in Twentieth Century Children’s Picture Books: More Egalitarian or Ongoing Stereotyping?’ Sex Roles, 69(1) pp. 89–106.
Flood, A. (2011) ‘Study Finds Huge Gender Imbalace in Children’s Literature.’ The Guardian. Books. [Online] 6th May. [Accessed on 5th November 2018] https://www.theguardian.com/books/2011/may/06/gender-imbalance-children-s-literature.
Fox, M. (1993) ‘Men Who Weep, Boys Who Dance: The Gender Agenda Between the Lines in Children’s Literature.’ Language Arts, 70(2) pp. 84–88.
Fraustino, L. R. and Coats, K. (2018) Mothers in Children’s and Young Adult Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to Postfeminism.
Gaiman, N. (2009) The Graveyard Book. Bloomsbury.
Haddon, M. (2004) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Red Fox.
Hamilton, M. C., Anderson, D., Broaddus, M. and Young, K. (2006) ‘Gender Stereotyping and Under-Representation of Female Characters in 200 Popular Children’s Picture Books: A Twenty-First Century Update.’ Sex Roles, 55(11) pp. 757–765.
Kidd, K. B. (2004) Making American Boys: Boyology and the Feral Tale. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Morgan, P. (2018) ‘Oh 007.. not you as well?!!! #papoose #emasculatedBondpic.twitter.com/cqWiCRCFt3.’ @piersmorgan. 14th October. [Online] [Accessed on 2nd November 2018] https://twitter.com/piersmorgan/status/1051707168490221568.
Murphy, J. (2006) Mr Large in Charge. 2nd ed., Walker Books Ltd.
Nelson, R. (ed.) (2013) Practice as Research in the Arts: Principles, Protocols, Pedagogies, Resistances. 2013 ed. edition, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Norac, C. (2005) My Daddy is a Giant. Macmillan Children’s.
Pullman, P. (2017) La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One. 01 edition, RHCP Digital.
Quinn, S. M. F. (2006) ‘Examining the Culture of Fatherhood in American Children’s Literature: Presence, Interactions, and Nurturing Behaviors of Fathers in Caldecott Award Winning Picture Books (1938-2002).’ Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice About Men As Fathers, 4(1) pp. 71–95.
Rundell, K. (2013) Rooftoppers. Main edition, London: Faber & Faber.
Stephens, J. (ed.) (2002) Ways of Being Male: Representing Masculinities in Children’s Literature and Film. 1 edition, New York: Routledge.
Stewart, R. (2017) Disney to Ditch Dad Stereotypes. The Drum. [Online] [Accessed on 2nd November 2018] https://www.thedrum.com/news/2017/12/04/disney-ditch-dad-stereotypes-movies-marketing-it-urges-other-brands-follow-suit.
Wolk, L. (2017) Beyond the Bright Sea. Corgi Children’s.