SLCY 1 - TOPIC 1 - DOMESTIC DIVISION OF LABOUR

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Talcott Parsons 1955
Instrumental & Expressive roles. Husbands = Instrumental (geared towards sucesss and suporting the family) / Wife = Expressive (geared towards primary socialisation of children and meeting emotional needs) Fulltime housewife
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Elizabeth Bott 1957
Two types of conjugal roles. •Segregated: (couples have separate roles) •Joint: (couples share tasks)
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Wilmott and Young (March of Progress)
•see family life gradually improving & becoming more equal •see more familys moving towards symmetrical family.
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Reasons for increase in symmetrical family's
•Changes in women's postpositions • geographical mobility •new technology • higher standards of living
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Anne oakley criticism 1974
•Against M.o.P view •claims it is exaggerated •only 15 % of husbands helped at home • only 25% had high participation level at home •husbands would take part in childcare in the enjoyable parts
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Mary Bolton 1983
•fewer than 20% of husbands have a major role in childcare.•A Father might contribute but majority of the responsibility is mother.
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Warde and Heatherington
•sex typing of domestic tasks stays strong. •wives 30% more likely to be last person to do washing. • men 4 times more likely to have been the last one to wash the car.
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Two types of conjugal roles. •Segregated: (couples have separate roles) •Joint: (couples share tasks)

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Elizabeth Bott 1957

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•see family life gradually improving & becoming more equal •see more familys moving towards symmetrical family.

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•Changes in women's postpositions • geographical mobility •new technology • higher standards of living

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•Against M.o.P view •claims it is exaggerated •only 15 % of husbands helped at home • only 25% had high participation level at home •husbands would take part in childcare in the enjoyable parts

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