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Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia : gender relations in welfare states

Author: Anne Lise Ellingsæter; Arnlaug Leira
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2006.
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Talks about the politicising of parenthood in the Scandinavian welfare states. This book focuses on the relationship between parents and the state, and the renegotiations between the public and the private. It explores policy discourses, scrutinises outcomes, and presents the similarities and differences between Nordic countries.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ellingsæter, Anne Lise.
Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia.
Bristol : Policy Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607641059
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Lise Ellingsæter; Arnlaug Leira
ISBN: 1861346468 9781861346469 186134645X 9781861346452
OCLC Number: 70671227
Description: ix, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: politicising parenthood in Scandinavia / Anne Lise Ellinsaeter and Arnlaug Leira --
parenthood change and policy reform in Scandinavia, 1970s-2000s / Arnlaug Leira --
Nordic fertility patterns: compatible with gender equality? / Marit Ronsen and Kari Skrede --
Nordic men on parental leave: can the welfare state change gender relations? / Johanna Lammi-Taskula --
The public-private split rearticulated: abolishment of the Danish daddy leave / Anette Borchorst --
The Norwegian childcare regime and its paradoxes / Anne Lise Ellingsaeter --
Parental choice and the passion for equality in Finland / Minna Salmi --
woman-friendliness and economic depression: Finland and Sweden in the 1990s / Heikki Hillamo --
Working time and caring strategies: parenthood in different welfare states / Thomas P. Boje --
Diverging paths? The dual-earner/dual-career model in Finland and Sweden in the 1990s / Anita Haataja and Anita Nyberg --
Lone motherhood in the Nordic countries: sole providers in dual-breadwinner regimes / Anne Skevik --
Epilogue: Scandinavian policies of parenthood --
a success story? / Anne Lise Ellingsaeter and Arnlaug Leira.
Responsibility: edited by Anne Lise Ellingsæter and Arnaug Leira.
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