Conjugal roles

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Segregated conjugal roles
Husband is breadwinner and wife is the home maker with leisure time spent separately.
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Traditional roles
Parsons - separate and distinct roles. There is a clear division of labour.
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Dual burden/double shift
When a person is responsible for two jobs - women in paid employment who also engage in domestic labour.
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Conjugal roles
Roles played by wife and husband
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Breadwinner
Achieving success at work to provide for the family financially - typically the husband
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Patriarchal
Ruled by the father. Society based on male domination. System or ideology of male power over woman.
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Joint conjugal roles
Husband and wife all perform the same tasks and roles and spend leisure time together.
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Domestic division of labour
Parsons - husband and wife undergo instrumental/expressive roles - biological instinct.
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House husband
A male who undergoes the expressive role of the family whilst his wife is the breadwinner - could also be a single-parent family.
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Card 2

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Traditional roles

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Parsons - separate and distinct roles. There is a clear division of labour.

Card 3

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Dual burden/double shift

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Card 4

Front

Conjugal roles

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Card 5

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Breadwinner

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