Authors Isabel Valarino (PI) ,

Director of thesis: Laura Bernardi

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Abstract Switzerland is one of the few European countries that have not implemented parental leave policies (parental or paternity leave). However, in the last decade the issue has been increasingly problematized in the public domain. This thesis has two objectives. First, describe the emergence of parental leave policies in Switzerland in the last decade. Second, analyse the representations of gender relations, in particular maternity and paternity through this emergence. Does the increased problemat... >>