The Domestic Division of Labour

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1. What did Oakley find?

  • Husbands were more likely to share in childcare than in housework
  • Husbands were more likely to do nothing at all
  • Husbands were more likely to share in housework than in childcare
  • Husbands were more likely to share roles with their wife
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2. Who supports Oakley’s research?

  • Warde and Hetherington and Parsons
  • Boulton and Warde and Hetherington
  • Boulton and Parsons
  • Parsons and Young and Willmott

3. What is the domestic division of labour?

  • The roles that men and women have
  • The roles that children have

4. Who has an instrumental role according to Parsons?

  • The husband
  • The wife

5. Who has an expressive role according to Parsons?

  • The wife
  • The children

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