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Between two worlds of father politics : USA or Sweden?

Author: Michael Rush
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Offers students a comparative analytical framework for ways of thinking about fatherhood and new insights into why some welfare states have 'father-friendly' social policies and why others don't. -- .  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rush
ISBN: 9780719091896 0719091896
OCLC Number: 913213604
Description: 1 vol. (163 p.) : couv. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Welfare, gender and fatherhood 2. The American model: state enforced agency3. The Swedish model: state supported agency4. Great Britain: full-time breadwinners-part time fathers5. Ireland: 'vulnerable fathers', invisible fatherhood6. The European Union and Scandivization 7. Crystalising the 'Nordic Turn' in Japan and the American model in China8. Individualisation and two varieties of fatherhood and patriarchyIndexBibliography -- .
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'In this book Michael Rush guides us through the academic, political and public debate on family-related policy in not just the US and Sweden but also the UK, Ireland, the EU, China and Japan. He Read more...

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