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Paternal Responsibility for Children and Pediatric Hospital Policies in Romania 

Paternal Responsibility for Children and Pediatric Hospital Policies in Romania
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Paternal Responsibility for Children and Pediatric Hospital Policies in Romania
Author(s):

Daniela Cutaș

and Anca Gheauș

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190624880.003.0008
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date: 05 June 2020

This case study explores one instance of how gender norms continue to inform institutional treatment of parents regarding care for children—specifically, how the exercise of fathers’ responsibilities for their children can be discouraged or altogether blocked. Expectations about fatherhood have changed significantly in Europe in the last decades in the direction of closer involvement in the lives and hands-on care of their children. At the same time, moral and political philosophers have for many years been stressing the value of family relationships, and some offer accounts of why individuals of any sex are entitled to have opportunities to develop flourishing relationships with their children

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