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Martin Robb is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at The Open University (UK), where he has contributed to a wide range of courses, many of them on working with children and young people. His research interests include young masculinities; fatherhood, masculinity and childcare; and faith and identity. He is currently the principal investigator on ‘Beyond Male Role Models’, an ESRC-funded research project exploring gender identities and practices in work with young men, in partnership with Action for Children. Before joining the OU, Martin worked in community education projects with adults and young people.

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The image of a mother and son on the blog header is of a statue at City Hall, Philadelphia, USA. You can see the full size image here:


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