Are some fathers being ignored in family friendly policy initiatives?

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Release date: 17/1/2018

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Debates and initiatives surrounding fatherhood risk being overly focused on a normative model of family - that is featuring two parents that are partnered, heterosexual and professionally employed. In this blog, Emma Banister and Helen Norman explain why policy makers need to include all fathers in family policy initiatives.

Media contributions

TitleAre some fathers being ignored in family friendly policy initiatives?
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletPolicy@Manchester
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/01/18
DescriptionDebates and initiatives surrounding fatherhood risk being overly focused on a normative model of family - that is featuring two parents that are partnered, heterosexual and professionally employed. In this blog, Emma Banister and Helen Norman explain why policy makers need to include all fathers in family policy initiatives.
URLblog.policy.manchester.ac.uk/posts/2018/01/are-some-fathers-being-ignored-in-family-friendly-policy-initiatives/
PersonsEmma Banister, Helen Norman