Browse by author
Lookup NU author(s): Professor Richard Collier
Full text for this publication is not currently held within this repository. Alternative links are provided below where available.
This article seeks to unpack the way in which a constellation of ideas around what it means to speak of 'good fatherhood' has come to inform a series of debates, after the election of the New Labour government in 1997, around the content and contours of paternal responsibility. Via a focus on family law and recent developments around the idea of 'work-life' balance, it discusses the concepts underpinning present debates. In questioning the still-powerful (if frequently unspoken) influence of social constructionist ideas of sex/ gender, it explores and question how men's 'family practices' have been understood.
Author(s): Collier R
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Journal of Law and Society
ISSN (print): 0263-323X
ISSN (electronic): 1467-6478
Altmetrics provided by Altmetric