Family Life in Transition: Borders, Transnational Mobility, and Welfare Society in Nordic Countries

1st Edition

Johanna Hiitola, Kati Turtiainen, Sabine Gruber, Marja Tiilikainen

February 26, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9780367111014 - CAT# K407035
Series: Routledge Studies in Family Sociology

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This volume examines the ways in which bordering practices influence the everyday lives of racialized parents in the changing welfare states of Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Focusing on the need to negotiate, adjust, and reconcile family life, parenthood and parenting practices in the face of national, material, ideological, cultural, religious, and moral borders, it considers the manner in which these processes are complicated by recent changes in the legitimation of Nordic welfare states.

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