- Created by: HMGO
- Created on: 20-05-15 15:21
1. IMPACT OF FEMINISM
Equality & media images have created ambition amongst women to strive & do well. Stereotypes became less likely & not always viewed as mother/housewife etc.
Changes in the LAW (SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT 1975) made it illegal for anyone to discriminate against a person based on their gender
Feminism has achieved considerable success in improving the rights & expectations of women. Theyve challenged the traditional stereotype of women's roles & so women now look beyond the housewife/mother role. This could have resulted in SHARPE'S change in findings.
2. CHANGES IN THE FAMILY
4 MAJOR CHHANGES in the family since the 1970s:
1) INCREASE IN DIVORCE RATES
- unwise to rely on husbands to work hard as there is a chance the couple will divorce, there are roughly 17,000…