252-Blumberg-Income & Wolf

252-Blumberg-Income & Wolf - adat (this is...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
A. Review key concepts: 1. Continuum from “separate purses” to “black box” (single production function) hh 2. Greater power from control over surplus than subsistence income 3. Less gender stratification where kinship system doesn’t disadvantage women 4. Females with provider responsibilities spend >% of income on kids’ human capital 5. Females with provider responsibilities hold back less for themselves B. Blumberg’s “Income Under Female vs. Male Control” = see other slide C. Wolf’s study of “factory daughters” in Central Java, Indonesia 1. Traditionally egalitarian family and gender stratification system in Java (vs. East Asia) 2. Where Java factory daughters have freedom and power: control of income and
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: adat (this is customary law and includes inheritance patterns, which have remained gender-equal because sharia was not introduced into Indonesia by those Arab traders in the 1300s just the Koran; as a result, women remain economically active, trade in the market on their own account, and control their income/economic resources) a. Surplus vs. subsistence contributions b. Comparisons with East Asia factory daughters 3. Where Java factory daughters are constrained: sexuality, propriety (Islam) 4. What this says about S.E. Asian wet rice societies with both egalitarianism and Islam: it is possible where the secular legal system, rather than sharia, govern family life and personal status...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Fuchs during the Spring '07 term at UVA.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online