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Talcott Parsons
Husband-Instrumental role (breadwinner). Wife-Expressive role (homemaker). Biological differences
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Elizabeth Bott
Segregated conjugal roles- similar to Parsons. Joint conjugal roles- Where a couple share tasks and spend lesiure time together
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Young and Willmott
Rise of the symetrical family due to 'march of progress'. Chages in womens position, geograhical mobility, new technology, higher standards or living.
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Ann Oakley
Only 15% of husbands helped with housework and 25% with childcare. However they were likely only to help with the 'fun' aspects of childcare.
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Gershuny
The trend towards equality. Gradual change of values as women work more.
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Silver and Schor
Housework has become 'commercialised'. More women are working are can buy goods and services.
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Ferri and Smith
The dual burden
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Duncombe and Marsden
The triple shift
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Jeffrey Weeks
Same-sex relationships offer greater possibilities of equality because the division of labour is open to negotiation.
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Pahl and Vogler
Pooling- joint access and responsibility for expenditure. Allowance system- where men give their wives an allowance out of which they have to meet the families needs, the man retains any surplus.
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Stephen Egell (professional couples)
Very imortant decisions- made by husbands or jointly but with husbands having the final say. Important desisions- taken jointly. Less important decisions- usually made by wife
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Card 2

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Segregated conjugal roles- similar to Parsons. Joint conjugal roles- Where a couple share tasks and spend lesiure time together

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Elizabeth Bott

Card 3

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Rise of the symetrical family due to 'march of progress'. Chages in womens position, geograhical mobility, new technology, higher standards or living.

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Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

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Only 15% of husbands helped with housework and 25% with childcare. However they were likely only to help with the 'fun' aspects of childcare.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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The trend towards equality. Gradual change of values as women work more.

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