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Its not my job.
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Title: IT IS NOT MY JOB
My hypothesis states that "The domestic division of labour is still based on gender inequality even when both male and female are in paid employment" Domestic division of labour is the way household and childcare tasks are divided between sexes.
The symmetrical family involves the degree of equality with which men and women share domestic work. The role of women in society is constantly changing as this has led to the empowerment and independence of women within the home and society as a whole. But research evidence suggests that little has changed, women are still seen as being accountable for most housework.
CONTEXT AND CONCEPT
I have chosen to use Elsa Ferri and Kate Smith's (1996) study of Parenting in the 1990s as one of my contexts , this act as a focus for my research. Their data was based upon the National Child Development Survey.
They found that it was still very unusual for men to take primary responsibilities for childcare even when the woman was in paid employment and the man is unemployed. It was very common to
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