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Socio notes

  1. 1. Young and Wilmott – The Symmetrical Family<br /><ul><li>Men are doing more housework than they use to
  2. 2. Women are going to work
  3. 3. Higher standard of living in households
  4. 4. Joint Conjugal Roles
  5. 5. Modern Functionalists
  6. 6. Geographical Mobility
  7. 7. Feminists opposed them</li></ul>Anne Oakley – A Feminist View of Housework<br /><ul><li>Feminist
  8. 8. Criticised Wilmott and Young’s theory of nuclear families being ‘symmetrical’
  9. 9. Mary Bolton agreed with this
  10. 10. The fact that women did all the work was exaggerated</li></ul>Jonathan Gershuny – Moving Towards Equal Roles<br /><ul><li>Wives who worked full time do less housework
  11. 11. Wives who didn’t work did 83% of the housework
  12. 12. Wives who worked part time did 82% of the housework
  13. 13. Wives who worked full time did 72% of the housework
  14. 14. Couples who had equal relationships shared housework

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