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...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rush, Michael (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2017.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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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.