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Changing parenting roles for transforming gender

Allen, Jules (2016) Changing parenting roles for transforming gender. Engenderings (07 Nov 2016). Blog Entry.

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News earlier this year revealed that only a very small proportion of new fathers in the UK have made use of parental leave since the new ‘Shared Parental Leave’ entitlement was introduced in 2015. While well-designed policy can support shifts in behaviour (Himmelweit and Sigala 2004.), it seems that this particular policy change has done little to address responsibility for care of infants within UK homes.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Sets: Departments > Gender Institute
Collections > LSE Engenderings Blog
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 14:32
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 14:32

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