Division of labour.

Sam Yarnall
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Question 1

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What were Parsons model of Family roles?
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  • Women: Expressive role: Primary socialisation of children, homemaker, meeting the family's emotional needs. Men: Instrumental role: Work and provide financial support.
  • joint and segregated conjugal roles

Question 2

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What were Bott's view of the division of labour in 1957?
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  • Joint conjugal role: where both couples take equal roles in the home and in work. Segregated conjugal role: Men are the 'bread winners' and women are the ones that does childcare and domestic work.
  • expressive and instrumental roles

Question 3

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Which one of these did Young and Willmott outline in their study of the symmetrical family in 1973?
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  • That there is a "march of progress." There is progress but there is not fully equal.
  • They see that families are more equal and democratic.
  • More joint conjugal roles
  • More common amongst younger couples.
  • Result off major social changes

Question 4

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[blank_start]Feminist[blank_end] view of housework- O[blank_start]akley[blank_end] (1974)- Believes that the family is still an unequal institution with women still doing most of the house work. Claims that [blank_start]Young[blank_end] and WillMott's "March of Progress," view is exaggerated. In her study found that the percentage of men doing [blank_start]housework[blank_end] was [blank_start]15[blank_end]% and doing [blank_start]childcare[blank_end] was [blank_start]25[blank_end]%.
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  • akley
  • Young
  • 15
  • 25
  • housework
  • childcare
  • Feminist

Question 5

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[blank_start]Bolton's[blank_end] research in 1983 supports [blank_start]Oakley[blank_end], in that she found that fewer than [blank_start]20[blank_end]% of husbands had a major role in childcare; mothers were always responsible for security and well being, fathers had more menial tasks.
Answer
  • Bolton's
  • Parsons
  • Durkheim
  • Oakley
  • Ainsley
  • Debase
  • 20
  • 15
  • 24
  • 25

Question 6

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Which one of these results matched up to the study that were conducted by Warde and Hetherington, that supports that of Oakley's study of division of labour?
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  • Sex-typing of domestic tasks remained strong
  • Men would carry out routine 'feminine' tasks when women were not around.
  • Young men agreed that they could do more to help out

Question 7

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True or False? The Future Foundation (2000) studied 1000 adults and found that 60% of men claims to do more housework than their father and 75% of women claimed to do less than their mother.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Which one of these is the dual burden?
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  • Paid work and domestic work
  • domestic work
  • paid work

Question 9

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Which one of these is Marsden's theory of the triple burden/shift?
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  • Paid, emotional and domestic work
  • Paid and domestic
  • Emotional and domestic

Question 10

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Man Yee Kan (2001) found that [blank_start]income[blank_end], employment, e[blank_start]ducation[blank_end] and [blank_start]age[blank_end] affect amount of housework: better paid, younger, educated women did less [blank_start]housework[blank_end]. (e.g. every £[blank_start]10,000[blank_end] increase in annual income [blank_start]reduces[blank_end] her weekly housework time by [blank_start]2[blank_end] hours.)
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  • 2
  • 10,000
  • housework
  • reduces
  • income
  • ducation
  • age

Question 11

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What are Gershuny's statistics and findings in trends towards inequality? (There are multiple answers, you need to select all of them.)
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  • Wives who did not go to work did 83% of the housework and even part-time workers did 82%
  • Wives who work full-time did 73%. The larger she had been in paid work, the more housework her husband was likely to do.
  • Couples whose parents had a more equal relationship were likely to share housework more equally themselves. This is because of a gradual change in values and parental role models, social values adapting to women working.
  • 60% women work.
  • 85.4% of men do domestic work

Question 12

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True or false? Crompton (1997) accepts Gershuny's theory but says more about economic factors (e.g. a women's earning power increases, does men's duty in the home.) However, women's earnings are only about 3/4 of men's- therefore, domestic tasks will remain unequal.
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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Select the options that were outlined by Silver and Schor in 1987 about Commercialisation of Housework.
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Question 14

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Emotional work: H[blank_start]ochschild[blank_end] (1983) - Women more likely to be performing jobs involving [blank_start]emotional[blank_end] labour. M[blank_start]organ[blank_end] (1997) - Women c[blank_start]aring[blank_end] for sick children. Marsden - 'Triple shift'
Answer
  • ochschild
  • areven
  • emotional
  • Domestic
  • Instrumental
  • organ
  • assey
  • aring
  • are

Question 15

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Which Post-modentist sociologist outlined that lesbians are more equal as there are no gender differences or assumptions?
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  • Gillian Dunne
  • Hareven
  • Stacey
  • Weeks