Flashcards in Family- Conjugal Roles Deck (10)
Young and Wilmott
Stage 3 Symmetrical Family.
Husband shares in domestic roles.
Occurs due to husband returning to family circle and wives losing female kinship groups
What was wrong with Y & W?
Received a 72% sharing of work based on a single question related to housework. pointed out by Ann Oakley
Triple Shift, emotion work
Arlie Hoschild originally for airhostesses,
turned to the "shallow act" by Duncombe and Marsden.
unneccessary emotional labour women are trained to fulfill
Discussed control of finances.
Evidence provided by Ferri and Smith. 2% and 24% against 1% and 32% when asked about male-dominance in childcare vs. "Egalitarian chilcare responsibilities" to men vs. women.
Lesbian households, egalitarian division of labour is seen.
Time allowances, no real difference in time spent on chores or working
Supported by Lader et al
leisure time: 5:24 vs 4:53 ( M vs F )
Caveat to Gershuny?
Graham Allan: "domestic work is menial and lacks intrinsic satisfaction or social valuation, so time should not be considered"
Hardhill et. al.
Looked into career precedence.
Mostly husband-dominated, but significant majority of egalitarian career households.