Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Gendering Caring? Transitions, intentions and first-time parenthood

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Main Lecture Theatre, Clerici, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site


The contemporary context in the UK is one where changed maternity and paternity leave arrangements and new understandings of gender and 'work' coincide to offer new possibilities for men and women becoming parents. How far are caring and work arrangements really changing?