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Michael Rush

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780719091896

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719091896.001.0001

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Welfare, gender and fatherhood

Welfare, gender and fatherhood

(p.10) 1 Welfare, gender and fatherhood
Between Two Worlds of Father Politics

Michael Rush

Manchester University Press

Chapter one links the decline of patriarchal legitimacy over the course of the 20th century to welfare state expansion. It highlights that chapter one shows that the renaissance of the ‘welfare modelling business’, was in a large part, driven by the growth of gender and feminist analysis in welfare state debates. Chapter one also shows that Nordic feminism historically promoted critical thinking about men's social-citizenship roles as fathers

Keywords:   Welfare regime theory, Nordic feminism, de-patriarchalisation, fatherhood research fraternities

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