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Sharing Care: Equal and Primary Carer Fathers and Early Years Parenting

Brooks, Rachel and Hodkinson, Paul (2020) Sharing Care: Equal and Primary Carer Fathers and Early Years Parenting Sociology of Children and Families . Bristol University Press, Bristol. ISBN 978-1529205961

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Abstract

Drawing on detailed qualitative research, this timely study explores the experiences of fathers who take on equal or primary care responsibilities for young children.

The authors examine what prompts these arrangements, how fathers adjust to their caregiving roles over time, and what challenges they face along the way.

The book asks what would encourage more fathers to become primary or equal caregivers, and how we can make things easier for those who do. Offering new academic insight and practical recommendations, this will be key reading for those interested in parenting, families and gender, including researchers, policymakers, practitioners and students.

Item Type: Book
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Brooks, RachelR.Brooks@surrey.ac.uk
Hodkinson, PaulP.Hodkinson@surrey.ac.uk
Date : 17 July 2020
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 20 Jul 2020 16:19
Last Modified : 20 Jul 2020 16:19
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/858251

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