Download e-book for iPad: The History of Fatherhood in Norway, 1850–2012 by J. Lorentzen

By J. Lorentzen

ISBN-10: 1137343389

ISBN-13: 9781137343383

ISBN-10: 134946564X

ISBN-13: 9781349465644

The 1st research of its sort, this booklet lines one hundred fifty years of the historical past of fatherhood in Scandinavia and indicates how Scandinavian gender equality coverage has very important implications for the remainder of the area. between different fascinating findings, Lorentzen unearths that the modern day upward thrust in equality fathering should be traced again to the nineteenth century.

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Work now risks becoming the antithesis and enemy of the family. Hertzberg presents a polarized image, with the home and the private world on the one hand, and work and public life on the other. These are not simply two separate arenas that complement each other; rather, work now represents a possible threat to the family. A father is thus caught between two opposing forces. Modernity is forcing him out of the home in order to find the kind of paid work that will enable him to provide for his family.

Perhaps, the best known statement about men’s supposedly awkward and disengaged relationship to the domestic sphere in the new bourgeois family of the nineteenth century comes from Mary Ryan: “A father in a Victorian parlor was something of a bull in a china shop, somewhat ill at ease with the gentle virtues enshrined there” (Ryan 1982, 232). By contrast, Davidoff and Hall present a very different level of participation by the fathers in their material: “There is scattered evidence that some men exercised their power in a direct and domineering manner.

And since the growth of industrialization, modernization, and professionalization, and its consequences in the organization of the middle-class family, were very similar across the entire western world, American material is also of relevance to us. The differences are likely to lie in the speed of these changes, and their exact placing in history, relative to the time delay that I have already outlined. 40 THE HISTORY OF FATHERHOOD IN NORWAY In their study into the work situation for men in Philadephia, Theodore Hershberg and his colleagues showed that most men combined home and work in a very real way.

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