Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Politicising parenthood in ScandinaviaGender relations in welfare states$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Anne Lise Ellingsaeter and Arnlaug Leira

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9781861346452

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 23 August 2017

The Norwegian childcare regime and its paradoxes

The Norwegian childcare regime and its paradoxes

Chapter:
(p.121) Six The Norwegian childcare regime and its paradoxes
Source:
Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia
Author(s):

Anne Lise Ellingsæter

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0006

This chapter studies the present Norwegian childcare regime, while focusing on the regulations of the right of parents to work versus care during the early stages of parenthood. It argues that a multi-causal, contextual approach is needed in the study of parenthood policies. Approaching childcare policies as a ‘regime’ can also add to the insights about policy dynamics and uncovering contradictions that are naturally a part of the Norwegian childcare regime are presented in this chapter as well.

Keywords:   Norway, childcare regime, early stages, parenthood, contextual approach, parenthood policies, childcare policies, policy dynamics, contradictions

University Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .