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Examine the factors affecting power relationships and the division of labour between couples

The domestic division of labour refers to the roles that men and women play in relation to
housework, childcare and paid work.

In the traditional nuclear family, the roles of husbands and wives are segregated. In Talcott…

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ready meals and microwave ovens to reduce the amount of domestic labour and women working
can afford to buy these things. However critics argue that working class women may not be able to
afford these goods.

Feminists also argue that there is dual burden of work and unpaid housework this…




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