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Fatherhood and Men's Involvement in Paid Work in Australia

Gray, Edith


Becoming a parent is an important transition in the life course, yet most research does not consider how becoming a father changes men's lives. This chapter focuses on whether life events affect involvement in paid work for Australian men. Of central interest is whether becoming a father changes the hours men spend in employment, but other events that are considered include having additional children, getting married, completing education, changing supervisor or manager status, and buying a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Negotiating the Life Course: Stability and Change in Life Pathways
DOI: /10.1007/978-90-481-8912-0_9


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