- Women deal with paid work and unpaid work at home
- Little evidence of a 'new man'
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- Caring for other family members
- 'Labor of love'
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LESBIAN couples and GENDER SCRIPTS
- View childcare positivly
- Equal relationships
- Expectations and norms of a relationship (DUNNE)
- Give equal importance to both partners careers
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COMMERCIALISATION of HOUSEWORK
- Housework has become 'commercialised'
- Supermarkets, fast food, laudery - reduces amount of domestuc labor
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GERCHUNY: trend towards EQUALITY
- Wives who work part time - 82% of housework
- Wives who don't work - 83% of housework
- Wives who work full time - 73% of housework
- Couples who had parents that shared tasks equaly are more likely to have equality
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