The 'New Man'
Marriage becoming mroe equal-egalitarian
Households were patriarchal, e.g. man was in power
Men and women sharing tradional roles - 'a march of progress'
New Man - man shares the domestic labour more equally, in touch with feminine side and emotions, treats women as equals, cares more about his appearence than is traditional
Dual burden - when a person is responsible for two jobs, e.g. a paid role and domestic labour
Triple shift - when a person is responsible for three jobs, e.g. paid work + housework + emotional support = triple shift
Gender Script - what the man/women should do
- very important decisions made by men, e.g. finances, moving house
- important decisions made jointly and seldom women alone, e.g. children's education
- unimportant decisions made by women, e.g. home decor, food…