Between two worlds of father politics USA or Sweden? / Michael Rush.

The essential message of the 'two regimes' model is that the social politics of fatherhood have taken on a global significance and that the USA and Sweden represent two ends on an international continuum of ways of understanding fatherhood. The book represents America and Sweden as diverge...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rush, Michael (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2017.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Subjects:
Online Access:Full text available:
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1. Welfare, gender and fatherhood
  • 2. The American model : state-enforced agency
  • 3. The Swedish model : state-supported agency
  • 4. The United Kingdom : full-time breadwinners and part-time fathers
  • 5. Ireland : 'vulnerable fathers', invisible fatherhood
  • 6. Fatherhood and the European Union
  • 7. Crystallising the 'Nordic turn' in Japan and patriarchal decline in China
  • 8. Individualisation and two varieties of patriarchy and fatherhood.