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Designing parental leave policy the Norway model and the changing face of fatherhood

Author: Berit Brandth; Elin Kvande
Publisher: Bristol Bristol University Press 2020
Series: Sociology of children and families series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This compelling book examines parental leave policies in Nordic countries, looking at how these laws encourage men towards life courses with greater care responsibilities. It considers the impact that these policies have had on gender equality and how they have led to a re-gendering of men by promoting 'caring masculinities'
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brandth, Berit, 1947-
Designing parental leave policy
Bristol : Bristol University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1158102229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Berit Brandth; Elin Kvande
ISBN: 9781529201604 1529201608 9781529201598 1529201594
OCLC Number: 1164500903
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front cover --
Halftitle Page --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of Contents --
1. Introduction --
Part I: The Importance of Leave Design --
2. Fathers' Sense of Entitlement to Earmarked and Shared Parental Leave --
3. Decomposing Policy Design: Outsider-Within Perspectives --
4. Flexible Use of the Father's Quota: Problems and Possibilities --
Part II: Caregiving --
Fathers in Transition --
5. Masculinity and Child Care --
6. Home Alone on Leave or with the Mother Present --
7. Fathers Experiencing Solo Leave: Change and Continuities --
8. Immigrant Fathers Framing Parental Leave and Caregiving --
Part III: Reconciling Work and Care --
9. Changing Fathers and Work-Life Boundary Setting --
10. Negotiating Parental Leave and Working Life --
11. Workplace Support of Fathers' Parental Leave Use --
12. Managers: Irreplaceable in Caregiving and Replaceable at Work --
13. Conclusions: Change in Policies, Fathers' Caregiving and the Ideal Worker Norm --
References --
Appendix: Data and Methods --
Index --
Back cover
Series Title: Sociology of children and families series.
Responsibility: Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande

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