Journals Higher Education

$105.00

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Published: 01 July 2015

179 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719091896


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Between Two Worlds of Father Politics

USA or Sweden?

Michael Rush

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Locates the social politics of fatherhood and the decline of patriarchy and male-breadwinning as a core concerns of comparative welfare state and gender studies
  • Provides a comparative analytical framework of the 'two regimes' or 'two worlds' model of fatherhood, which contrasts divergent ways of thinking about fatherhood in Sweden and the USA
  • Highlights the significance of different approaches to child-maintenance schemes and parental leave schemes to national variations in the social politics of fatherhood
  • Highlights the significance of epistemological research communities and the appreciation of key concepts such as care, individualiation and patriarchy to national variations in the social politics of fatherhood
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