Book reviews

Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay and Nadia Lazzari Dodeler, Les pères et la prise du congé parental ou de paternité. Une nouvelle réalité [Fathers and parental or paternity leave: a new reality], Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2015, XII-134 p.

Morgan Kitzmann  By the same author


This book offers a qualitative analysis of parenthood as perceived by fathers in Quebec who have taken parental or paternity leave to care for a young child. In 2006, following the lead of Sweden, Norway and Germany (the last of which has implemented Vätermonate or “fathers’ months”), Quebec set up family policy measures to encourage fathers to help take care of their young children. (…)