Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood

Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood

by Barbara Hobson
     
 

Prominent gender studies scholars consider how institutional settings and policy shape new models of fatherhood.See more details below

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Prominent gender studies scholars consider how institutional settings and policy shape new models of fatherhood.

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ISBN-13:
9780521809276
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)
Lexile:
1450L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Introduction: making men into fathers Barbara Hobson and David Morgan; Part I. Who Fathers?: 1. Coresidential paternal roles in industrialized countries: Sweden, Hungary and the United States Livia Sz. Oláh, Eva M. Bernhardt and Frances K. Goldscheider; Part II. Men in Social Policy and the Logics of Cash and Care: 2. Citizens, workers or fathers? Men in the history of US social policy Ann SholaOrloff and Renee Monson; 3. Compulsory fatherhood: the coding of fatherhood in the Swedish welfare state Helena Bergman and Barbara Hobson; 4. The problem of fathers: policy and behaviour in Britain Jane Lewis; 5. A new role for fathers? The German case Ilona Ostner; 6. Transformations of fatherhood: the Netherlands Trudie Knijn and Peter Selten; Part III. Resisting and Reclaiming Fatherhood: 7. Making sense of fatherhood: the non-payment of child support in Spain Ingegerd Municio-Larsson and Carmen Pujol Algans; 8. The Fatherhood Responsibility Movement: the centrality of marriage, work and male sexuality in reconstructions of masculinity and fatherhood Anne Gavanas; Part IV. Theorizing Men, Masculinities and Fatherhood: 9. Men, fathers and the state: national and global relations Jeff Hearn; 10. Epilogue David Morgan; Notes; References; Index.

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