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Sharing & Caring. Division of parental leave from a psychological perspective

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Title: Sharing & Caring. Division of parental leave from a psychological perspective
Authors: Lidbeck, Monica
Issue Date: 17-Sep-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Lidbeck, M., & Boström, P.K. (2020). ‘I believe it’s important for kids to know they have two parents’: Parents’ experiences of equally shared parental leave in Sweden. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, In press, 1 September, 2020.

II. Lidbeck, M., Bernhardsson, S., & Tjus, T. (2018). Division of parental leave and perceived parenting stress among mothers and fathers. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 36(4), 406-420.

III. Lidbeck, M., & Bernhardsson, S. (2019). Having it all – perceived coparenting quality and work-family balance in the context of parental leave. Community, Work & Family, Advance online publication.

IV. Lidbeck, M., & Bernhardsson, S. (2020) What happens to the couple relationship when sharing parental leave? A prospective, longitudinal study. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. In press, 2 August, 2020.

Date of Defence: 2020-10-09
Disputation: Fredagen den 9 oktober, kl 9.00, Linnésalen, Mediehuset, Campus Linné, Seminariegatan 1B
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: parental leave
couple relationship
family life
father involvement
parenting stress
work-family balance
Abstract: Parents’ preconditions for early parenting vary depending on social and cultural contexts. This thesis provides a psychological perspective on parenting and family life within the context of parental leave in Sweden, framed by Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological theory of human development. In Sweden, both parents have the same right to parental leave, yet little is known about parents’ experiences and how parents’ division of leave influences their wellbeing and interaction with each other, and ... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-002-5 (PRINT)
978-91-8009-003-2 (PDF)
ISSN: 1101-718X
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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