conjugal roles of the nuclear family - SYMMETRICAL ROLES




Young and Wilmott 1973:

 - Divison of labour between men and women is breaking down.

- 72% of husbands now help out with housework. 

- Women now go out to work even though it is usually part time. 

- Couples now spend their leisure time together, which is now more "home centered"

- Symmetrical families are more common in younger families living away from the commuity that they had been brought up in. This is…


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