Men, Fathering and the Gender Trap: Sweden and Poland Compared

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This book provides an account of fatherhood and changing parental roles in Sweden and Poland. It uses a comparative perspective to show what men understand a father's role to be, and how they seek to live up to it. Fathering, the author argues, is a social phenomenon grounded in cultural patterns of parenting, gender roles and models of masculinity, and also shaped by family policy. Being a father today, she demonstrates, is longer connected solely with being the main breadwinner. Rather, it has become increasingly common ...

Men, Fathering and the Gender Trap: Sweden and Poland Compared 2017, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9783319477817

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