Australian Government: Department of Health (2012), The WHO Code and Breastfeeding: An International Comparative Overview. Canberra: Australia: Australian Government.
Australian Government: DSS (2013), Paid Parental Leave: Dad and Partner Pay.
Baxter J. (2013), Employment Characteristics and Transitions of Mothers in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, Canberra, Australia: Australian Government: Department of Social Services.
Brady M. (2008), Absences and silences in the production of work-life balance policies in Canada. Studies in Political Economy, 81.
Brady M. (2015), What can qualitative research contribute to work and family policy?
Journal of Family Studies
Braun A., Vincent C. and Ball S. J. (2011) Working-class fathers and childcare: the economic and family contexts of fathering in the UK. Community, Work & Family
Brown G. L., Mangelsdorf S. C. and Neff C. (2012), Father involvement, paternal sensitivity, and father-child attachment security in the first 3 years. Journal of Family Psychology
Bünning M. (2015), What Happens after the ‘Daddy Months’? Fathers’ Involvement in Paid Work, Childcare, and Housework after Taking Parental Leave in Germany. European Sociological Review: jcv072.
Butler J. (2011), Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. NY: NY: Routledge.
Cameron D. (1999), Performing Gender Identity: young men's talk and the construction and heterosexual masculinity. In: Jaworski A and Coupland N (eds) The Discourse Reader. London: Routledge, 419–32.
Chin R., Hall P. and Daiches A. (2011), Fathers' experiences of their transition to fatherhood: a metasynthesis. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology
Chodorow N. (1978), The Reproduction of Mothering. : Berkeley CA: University of California Press.
Chowbey P., Salway S. and Clarke L. (2013), Supporting Fathers in Multi-Ethnic Societies: Insights from British Asian Fathers. Journal of Social Policy
Coltart C. and Henwood K. (2012), On paternal subjectivity: a qualitative longitudinal and psychosocial case analysis of men's classed positions and transitions to first-time fatherhood. Qualitative Research
Connell R. (2009), Short Introductions: Gender. Cambridge, UK: Polity.
Cosson B. and Graham E. (2012), I felt like a third wheel’: Fathers’ stories of exclusion from the parenting team. Journal of Family Studies
D'Enbeau S., Buzzanell P. M. and Duckworth J. (2010), Problematizing classed identities in fatherhood: Development of integrative case studies for analysis and praxis. Qualitative Inquiry
Dermott E. (2008), Intimate Fatherhood: A Sociological Analysis. : Routledge.
Dolan A. (2013), ‘I've Learnt What a Dad Should Do’: The Interaction of Masculine and Fathering Identities among Men Who Attended a ‘Dads Only ’Parenting Programme. Sociology
Doucet A. (2006), ‘Estrogen-filled worlds’: fathers as primary caregivers and embodiment. The Sociological Review
Doucet A. (2009), Dad and baby in the first year: Gendered responsibilities and embodiment. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Doucet A. (2013), A “Choreography of Becoming”: Fathering, Embodied Care, and New Materialisms. Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue Canadienne De Sociologie
Edin K. and Nelson T. J. (2013), Doing the Best I can: Fatherhood in the Inner City. : Univ of California Press.
Eerola J. P. and Huttunen J. (2011), Metanarrative of the “New Father” and Narratives of Young Finnish First-Time Fathers. Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers
Fägerskiöld A. (2008), A change in life as experienced by first-time fathers. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences
Finn M. and Henwood K. (2009), Exploring masculinities within men's identificatory imaginings of first-time fatherhood. British Journal of Social Psychology
Gillies V. (2009), Understandings and experiences of involved fathering in the United Kingdom: Exploring classed dimensions. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Goodman J. H. (2005), Becoming an involved father of an infant. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing
Graham L. J. (2011), The Product of Text and ‘Other’ Statements: Discourse analysis and the critical use of Foucault. Educational Philosophy and Theory
Haas L. and Hwang C. P. (2008), The impact of taking parental leave on fathers’ participation in childcare and relationships with children: Lessons from Sweden. Community, Work and Family
Habib C. and Lancaster S. (2006), The transition to fatherhood: Identity and bonding in early pregnancy. Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers
Hamilton A. and De Jonge D. (2010), The impact of becoming a father on other roles: An ethnographic study. Journal of Occupational Science
Ives J. (2014), Men, maternity and moral residue: negotiating the moral demands of the transition to first time fatherhood. Sociology of Health & Illness
Ives J. (2015), Theorising the ‘deliberative father’: compromise, progress and striving to do fatherhood well. Families, Relationships and Societies
Lewis J. and Campbell M. (2007), Work/family balance policies in the UK since 1997: a new departure?
Journal of Social Policy
Magaraggia S. (2012), Tensions between fatherhood and the social construction of masculinity in Italy. Current Sociology
Martin B., Yerkes M. A., Hewitt B., Baird M., Jones A. E., Rose J., Davis K.
et al. (2013) Paid Parental Leave Evaluation: Phase 2 Report. Canberra: Australian Government: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.
Martin B., Baird M., Brady M., Broadway B., Hewitt B., Kalb G.
et al. (2014) Paid Parental Leave Evaluation: Final Report. Canberra: DSS.
Miller T. (2010), “It's a Triangle That's Difficult to Square”: Men's Intentions and Practices around Caring, Work and First-Time Fatherhood. Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers
Miller T. (2011), Falling back into gender? Men's narratives and practices around first-time fatherhood. Sociology
Nash M. (2012), Making ‘Postmodern’ Mothers: Pregnant Embodiment, Baby Bumps and Body Image. : Palgrave Macmillan.
OECD. (2011), OECD Labour Force Statistics 1989 - 2009, 2010 Edition, OECD.
OECD. (2014), OECD Family Database.
Plantin L. (2007), Different classes, different fathers? On fatherhood, economic conditions and class in Sweden. Community, Work and Family
Premberg Å., Hellström A. and Berg M. (2008), Experiences of the first year as father. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences
Ramchandani P. G., Domoney J., Sethna V., Psychogiou L., Vlachos H. and Murray L (2013), Do early father–infant interactions predict the onset of externalising behaviours in young children? Findings from a longitudinal cohort study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
Rehel E. M. (2014), When Dad Stays Home Too Paternity Leave, Gender, and Parenting. Gender & Society
Rose J., Brady M., Yerkes M. A. and Coles L (2015), ‘Sometimes they just want to cry for their mum’: couples' negotiations and rationalisations of gendered divisions in infant care. Journal of Family Studies
Rush P. (2012), Dad and Partner Pay, Implications for Policy Makers and Practitioners, CFCA Paper no. 12. Canberra, Australia: Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Schober P. S. (2014), Parental leave and domestic work of mothers and fathers: a longitudinal study of two reforms in West Germany. Journal of Social Policy
Shirani F. (2013), The Spectre of the Wheezy Dad: Masculinity, Fatherhood and Ageing. Sociology
Shirani F. and Henwood K. (2011), Continuity and change in a qualitative longitudinal study of fatherhood: relevance without responsibility. International Journal of Social Research Methodology
Shows C. and Gerstel N. (2009), Fathering, Class, and Gender A Comparison of Physicians and Emergency Medical Technicians. Gender & Society
Sykes T. (2014), Two weeks of paternity leave is a waste of time. The Telegraph, 6 February, 2014,.
UK Government: Department for Employment and Learning (2014), Shared Parental Leave and Pay. UK: UK Government: Department for Employment and Learning.
Williams J. C., Blair-Loy M. and Berdahl J. L. (2013), Cultural schemas, social class, and the flexibility stigma. Journal of Social Issues