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Women in the Family and the Economy

An International Comparative Survey (Contributions in Family Studies)

by George Kurian

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sexual behaviour,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects),
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • General,
  • Family & Relationships / General,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Family,
  • Sex role,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages451
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10418579M
    ISBN 100313222754
    ISBN 109780313222757

    Examinations of women's contributions to the family economy revealed the carryover of gender-typed labor from proto-industrial households into the factory and the sociopolitical realm, as demonstrated by Louise Tilly and Joan Wallach Scott in their seminal work in this area (Tilly and Scott ; Hudson and Lee ; Parr ; Zarnowska ). Women, and not men, are the main element in a family. There might exist a family without a man. If in a family, the man is not present or has passed away, the woman can maintain the family if she is wise and cares about her family. But if the woman is taken away from a family, the man cannot maintain the family.

    and through concepts of the family economy. 'Common sense' expla-nations such as suitability of tasks through physique or the need for women to be near the home, are quickly discarded. Throughout the volume, the primacy of social dero-gation of women's status and women's work is manifest, from the early modern period to the mid-twentieth century. Description. Women and the Economy uses the tools of contemporary economics to examine different aspects of women's lives, from the labor market to family policy and structure. Economic theory is blended with empirical research and policy issues to explore the changes in the lives of American women in the twenty-first century.

    Women were responsible for a variety of different jobs. In the home and the fields women ensured the survival of the family. They were show more content ) Goldin takes the life cycle approach to understanding change in the economic role of married women. A change in one part of a woman’s life cycle can effect her employment in another. The economic well-being of the United States is strongly related to marriage, which is a choice about how to channel implications of sexual choices are apparent when comparing, across family structures, outcomes on basic economic measures such as employment, income, net worth, poverty, receipt of welfare, and child economic well-being.


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