Couples - Resources and decision making

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DECISION making and PAID WORK

  • Allowence - Men will give wives a certain amout per week or month to buy neccessary things
  • Pooling - Both husband and wive have access to income (joint acounts)

EDGELL:

  • Important decisions are taken jointly or my wife - holidays
  • Very  important decisions are taken with the husband having the final say - Finance
  • Minor decisions are taken by the wive - Food
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BARRETT and MCINTOSH

  • Finacial support from husbands comes with strings attatched
  • Men gain more from womens domestic labor
  • Men make the decisions about money
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