Between Change and Continuity: Fathers and Work-Family Balance in Italy

  • Maria Letizia Bosoni
  • Isabella Crespi
  • Elisabetta Ruspini
Part of the Global Masculinities book series (GLMAS)


The chapter discusses the changing role of men and fathers and particularly fathers’ work-family concerns in the Italian context. Transformations in masculinity and transitions to parenthood are relevant issues today, principally because, as we will shortly see, the traditional division between male and female tasks and responsibilities (men active in the work domain and women in the private sphere) seems no longer sustainable.


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  • Isabella Crespi
  • Elisabetta Ruspini

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