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What is the instrumental role according to Parsons?
Husband has instrumental role. He is the 'breadwinner' and has to do well at work to provide financially for the family.
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What is the expressive role according to Parsons?
The woman has the expressive role and is in charge of the primary socialisation of the children, meeting the family's emotional needs. She is the homemaker, full-time housewife and not a wage earner.
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Criticisms of Parsons intrumental and expressive roles
Young and Willmott say men now share more domestic tasks. Feminists reject Parsons' view that the divisin is natural, as it only benefits men.
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Why is there a divison of labour, according to Parsons?
He said it was based on biological differences with women 'naturally' suited to nurturing and men more suited to providing. New Right also have this view.
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What are segregated conjunal roles according to Elizabeth Bott?
The couple have separate roles: a male breadwinner and a female homemaker/carer. Lesuire activities are also separate.
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What is the expressive role according to Parsons?

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The woman has the expressive role and is in charge of the primary socialisation of the children, meeting the family's emotional needs. She is the homemaker, full-time housewife and not a wage earner.

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Criticisms of Parsons intrumental and expressive roles

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Why is there a divison of labour, according to Parsons?

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What are segregated conjunal roles according to Elizabeth Bott?

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