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Type of publication: Straipsnis kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Article in other peer-reviewed editions (S5)
Field of Science: Sociologija / Sociology (S005)
Author(s): Tereškinas, Artūras
Title: Men on paternity leave in Lithuania : challenging hegemonic masculinity
Is part of: Gender matters in the Baltics / edited by Irina Novikova. Rīga : LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2008
Extent: p. 403-417
Date: 2008
Keywords: Lytis;Lyčių sociologija;Vyriškumas;Vyriškumo tyrimas;Tėvystė;Fatherhood;Gender;Paternity leave;Masculinity;Masculinity studies
ISBN: 9789984825380
Abstract: The article examines how Lithuanian fathers construct their masculinity when they take on the role of primary caregiver for their children. Focusing on 15 semi-structured interviews with the fathers on paternity leave, the article attempts to answer the following questions: What changes do men and their masculinity experience when they temporarily leave work and enter home to assume child-caring responsibilities? How does the concept of care conform to masculine ideals?[...]
Affiliation(s): Vilniaus universitetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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