conjugal roles of the nuclear family - SYMMETRICAL ROLES

HideShow resource information

SYMMETRICAL ROLES

HOUSEWORK

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…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Families and households resources »