Families, Relationships and Societies: Special issue on fatherhood out now

The new issue of Families, Relationships and Societies (volume 4, number 2) is now available. This is a special issue on Contemporary fatherhood, guest edited by Tina Miller and Esther Dermott. The contents are listed below.
In case you missed it, Esther recently wrote a piece on fatherhood on the Policy Press blog – Food for thought for Father’s Day.
Each month we offer a free article from Families, Relationships and Societies. For July, it’s Involving families and carers in drug services: are families ‘part of the problem’? by Linda Orr, Rosaline Barbour and Lawrie Elliott. If you’ve missed this one, don’t worry. Details of the latest free articles from Families, Relationships and Societies and all our other journals can be found on our website.
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Volume 4, Number 2, July 2015: Contemporary fatherhood

Contemporary fatherhood: continuity, change and future
Tina Miller and Esthe


r Dermott

More than the sum of its parts? Contemporary fatherhood policy, practice and discourse
Esther Dermott and Tina Miller
Fathers, care and family policy in France: an unfinished revolution?
Susan Milner and Abigail Gregory
Reflexive fatherhood in everyday life: the case of Denmark
Allan Westering
The price of love: the prioritisation of childcare and income earning among UK fathers 
Caroline J. Gatrell, Simon B. Burnett, Cary L. Cooper and Paul Sparrow
The intergenerational transmission of fatherhood: perspectives from the UK and Italy
Maria Letizia Bosoni and Sarah Baker
“I’m bringing back a dead art”: continuity and change in the lives of young fathers
Fiona Shirani
Fathers and parental support in everyday family life: informal support in Sweden beyond the auspices of the welfare state
Therése Wissö and Lars Plantin
Theorising the ‘deliberative father’: compromise, progress and striving to do fatherhood well
Jonathan Ives
“I’d like to but I can’t”: the implementation of the Italian Act on parental leave
Sara Mazzucchelli and Giovanna Rossi

Open Space: Editorial
Seeing young fathers in a different way
Bren Neale and Laura Davies

Open Space

Bringing young fathers into the fold: policy challenges and developments
David Lammy MP
Not your stereotypical young father, not your typical teenage life
Daniel Johnson
Young fathers: unseen but not invisible
Mark Osborn
Supporting young fathers: the promise, potential and perils
Laura Davies and Bren Neale
Young Dads TV: digital voices of young fathers

Scott Colfer, Hannah Turner-Uaandja and Lemar Johnson​
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