Conjugal roles of the nuclear family key terms

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What is meant by CONJUGAL ROLE?
Roles between married partners in the family; work, childcare, emotion work and decision making.
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What is meant by SYMMETRICAL ROLES?
where the roles between the husband and the wife are similar e.g both work and both do housework
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What is meant by SEGREGATED ROLES?
Where the roles in the family are different between the husband and the wife e.g the husband works whilst the wife takes care of children and housework.
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What is meant by DOMESTIC DIVISION OF LABOUR?
It is the way in which the roles are divided in the family.
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What is mean pt by EMOTION SUPPORT?
This is where emotional support is provided by each member of the family
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What is meant by DUAL BURDEN?
Where women have paid work and domestic responsibilities
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What is meant by TRIPLE SHIFT?
Where women have paid work, domestic responsibilities and emotion work responsibilities
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What is meant by PATRIARCHAL INSTITUTION?
The idea that the family is male dominated
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What is meant by EXPRESSIVE ROLE?
The female role revolves around motherhood and housework
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What is meant by INSTRUMENTAL ROLE?
The male role revolves around providing for the family.
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What is meant by CONJUGAL ROLE?

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Roles between married partners in the family; work, childcare, emotion work and decision making.

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What is meant by SYMMETRICAL ROLES?

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What is meant by SEGREGATED ROLES?

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What is meant by DOMESTIC DIVISION OF LABOUR?

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