SCLY1 - TOPIC 1 - THE IMPACT OF PAID WORK

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Man-Yee Kan
•Age, Employment, Education affected how much housework is done •younger, better educated women did less house work •every £10,000 in income reduces her weekly housework
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Jonathan gershuny
•Women who worked full-time did less domestic work •Work = 83% •part time = 82% •Full time = 73%
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Oriel Sullivan
•Found a trend in men doing more domestic labour (1975, 87, 97) •An increase in equal division of labour
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Rosemary Crompton
•Accepts Gershunys evidence •however explains it die to economic factors
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Silver and Schor
•economic developments reducing the burden of housework on women •housework has been commercialised: goods are now mass produced. appliances reduces the ammount of deomestic labout that needs to be done. •women working means they can afford these.
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Kate Smith
•Found that increased employment of women outside the home has had little impact on the domestic division of labour. •Based on a sample of 1589 33yearold fathers and mothers. fathers took responsibility for children in fewer than 4% of families
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Lydia Morris
•Men who lost employment felt unmasculine •see saw domestic work as womens work •
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Gregson and Lowes
•study of middle class familes, found out that many of these families found it more economical to hire a nanny and cleaners than to stay at home and work. however wc families cant afford these perks and must carry a dual burden
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Ariel Horchschild
•Emotion Work - managment of ones own and other peoples emotions •describes this as the jobs of air stewardesses •women are more likely than men to be performing jobs involving these.
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David Morgan
Caring for a sick child
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Duncombe & Marsden
women are not only expected to do a double shift of both housework and paid work, they are also expected to do a triple shift that includes emotional work.
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•Women who worked full-time did less domestic work •Work = 83% •part time = 82% •Full time = 73%

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Jonathan gershuny

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•Found a trend in men doing more domestic labour (1975, 87, 97) •An increase in equal division of labour

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•Accepts Gershunys evidence •however explains it die to economic factors

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•economic developments reducing the burden of housework on women •housework has been commercialised: goods are now mass produced. appliances reduces the ammount of deomestic labout that needs to be done. •women working means they can afford these.

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