Flashcards in Couples Deck (6)
What were Parsons’ two roles?
Women - expressive role which is the nurturer and homemaker
Men - instrumental role which is the breadwinner and disciplinarian
Who came up with conjugal roles?
What are the 2 conjugal roles?
Segregated conjugal roles - same as Parsons’ view that men and women have different roles and interests
Joint conjugal roles - partners carry out tasks together with little difference in interests
Who came up with the symmetrical family?
Young and Willmott
Define symmetrical families
When men do housework and childcare, women go to work and couples spend leisure time together