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Gender equality in child support policy: Fathers’ rhetoric of ‘fairness’ in a parliamentary inquiry

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Gender equality in child support policy : Fathers’ rhetoric of ‘fairness’ in a parliamentary inquiry. / Cook, Kay; Skinner, Christine.

In: Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, Vol. 26, No. 1, 03.2019, p. 164-187.

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Cook, K & Skinner, C 2019, 'Gender equality in child support policy: Fathers’ rhetoric of ‘fairness’ in a parliamentary inquiry', Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 164-187. https://doi.org/10.1093/sp/jxy014

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Cook, K., & Skinner, C. (2019). Gender equality in child support policy: Fathers’ rhetoric of ‘fairness’ in a parliamentary inquiry. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, 26(1), 164-187. https://doi.org/10.1093/sp/jxy014

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Cook K, Skinner C. Gender equality in child support policy: Fathers’ rhetoric of ‘fairness’ in a parliamentary inquiry. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society. 2019 Mar;26(1):164-187. https://doi.org/10.1093/sp/jxy014

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Cook, Kay ; Skinner, Christine. / Gender equality in child support policy : Fathers’ rhetoric of ‘fairness’ in a parliamentary inquiry. In: Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society. 2019 ; Vol. 26, No. 1. pp. 164-187.

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