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Contemporary social policies

Brid Featherstone

in Contemporary fathering: Theory, policy and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349880
eISBN:
9781447301974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349880.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The last decade has seen a limited focus on men as fathers within a wide-ranging project emphasising the importance of investing in children. There has been an array of developments in relation to ... More


The Swedish Model: state-supported agency

Michael Rush

in Between Two Worlds of Father Politics: USA or Sweden?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091896
eISBN:
9781781708347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091896.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter three illustrates that the canon of Swedish and Nordic literature on the politicization of fatherhood and the development of father-friendly social policies remained is an expanding field of ... More


The long-term impacts of early paternal involvement in childcare in Denmark:: what happens after nuclear family dissolution

Mai Heide Ottosen

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/9781447310471.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the association between the social practices of fathering before and after family break up, by exploring how the configuration of the (late) modern fatherhood, the caregiving ... More


Buffers and Bridges

Nikki Jones

in The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520288348
eISBN:
9780520963313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288348.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 4 highlights the strategies Eric and the men of Brothers Changing the Hood used in their efforts to help young men in their neighborhood. The men met the gendered expectations of being ... More


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