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Flashcards in Changes in Gender Equality Deck (16):
1

Hatter

Found 4 types of dad including a fully involved dad

2

Hardill

In dual earner families decision making was more equal

3

Burghes

Male identity is no longer exclusively linked to provider role, fatherhood is now also seen as important

4

Dermott

Identified the emergence of 'intimate fathering'

5

Stacey (2006)

Postmodern study of California, found that modern family life was fluid and diversity leads to greater equality

6

Wilkinson

'genderquake' - women see equality as a birthright

7

What does the increase in divorces show?

As 67% are initiated by women - females have more power and can escape a marriage they are dissatisfied with

8

Stanko

1/7 males experience DV, it is very underreported (may be higher)

9

Riches (New Right)

Believes that working women undermine fathers and damage children

10

Sue Sharpe (1970s vs 1990s)

Women are now prioritising their careers

11

Mac an Ghaill

Crisis of masculinity caused by globalisation leading to a reduction in white collar work - the retail economy means more jobs are available for women

12

How did feminisation of the economy benefit women?

More work now - under 40% in 1950, now over 70% work

13

Gillespie (2005)

1/5 women are remaining childfree to prioritise their careers

14

Department for Education Studies

Girls outperform boys at every level by an average of 10%

15

Name a policy which has benefited girls in education

Girls into Science and Technology (GIST)

16

Francis (education)

Boys face harsher punishment in education