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Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Margret Fine-Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The last several decades have witnessed major changes in gender roles and family patterns, as well as a falling birth rate in Ireland and the rest of Europe. This book presents the results of the ... More


Family formation: attitudes and behaviour

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This is one of the central chapters of the book. It presents new measures of Attitudes to Family Formation. As in the case with Attitudes to Gender Roles, these were developed first on the basis of ... More


Attitudes to gender roles

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

One of the prime questions which the present study addressed was whether or not changes in gender role attitudes and behaviour were affecting family formation. Because gender role attitudes and ... More


Attitudes to having children and childlessness

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

While the current Irish birth rate is still high by European standards, at approximately two children per woman, the total fertility rate has nevertheless fallen 50% over the last four decades from ... More


Childhood Sexuality: Exploring Culture as Context

Jeffry W. Thigpen

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how preteens' sexual attitudes and experiences both coincide and differ across gender and racial backgrounds. Age as an index of physical, cognitive, and social development has ... More


Gender regime, attitudes towards childcare and actual involvement in childcare among fathers

Mikael Nordenmark

in Fatherhood in the Nordic Welfare states: Comparing care policies and practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310471
eISBN:
9781447310501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310471.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The aim of this study was to analyse the relationships between gender policy regimes, attitudes towards family responsibilities and actual involvement in family life among fathers. The analysis is ... More


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