Fatherhood in Late Modernity: Cultural Images, Social by Mechtild Oechsle, Ursula MÃÂ1/4ller, Sabine Hess

By Mechtild Oechsle, Ursula MÃÂ1/4ller, Sabine Hess

How do structural alterations - within the welfare nation, gender kin, and paintings - have an effect on suggestions and realities of fatherhood? Fatherhood in past due Modernity analyzes the cultural pictures and representations of fatherhood, together with the different types of fatherhood with regards to social backgrounds, the organizational impacts, in addition to the influence of political and criminal interventions on configurations of fatherhood. It hyperlinks in with overseas comparative learn and exhibits how fruitful it may be to wreck disciplinary obstacles. With an interdisciplinary technique, the contributions examine the occasionally contradictory dating among cultural representations and social practices of fatherhood. They contextualize assorted fatherhoods in a number of social backgrounds, ethnicities, a while, and various nationwide contexts. Reflecting methodological demanding situations is important to the volume's technique: Which parameters are used to quantify swap? * Which hyperlinks and interactions exist among cultural, person, organizational, and societal dimensions? * How can the complicated interplay among structural constraints and supplier be analyzed? * Can definite brokers of switch be pointed out? * How can social swap be conceptualized?

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