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Social Institutions: -Know definition of social institution Sphere of life with rules that exist independent of any individuals o Agents that are constant and reproduce sets of behavior o Vulnerable to change o Nancy-Martin Hummer—fraternities promote gender violence Family: Second shift-  shift that women who work full time do when they get home  including children, chores, family; women work a month of 24 hour days  more than men per year cultural cover up- understandings of gender involve masculinity in a symbolic  way; individualizing social problems/privatizing public problems family myths - stories families create to make up differences between gender  ideology and gender strategies economies of gratitude- martial idea of what is deemed normal or right gender ideology-  social roles you think men and women should play; this is  female, this is male gender strategies-  how you put your gender ideology into practice generational shifts in gender ideologies and gender strategies - now it is much  different than in the past because things have changed and we understand  women in the workforce more but there is a long way to go until there is no  gender ideology or strategy explanations for second shift  (Hochschild; Gerson in lecture) o cultural theory: housework and child care symbolic representations  of femininity; symbolic men not doing anything o economic theory- women earn less, so in exchange for money;  uncompensated later Household division of labor - how each family decides to divide labor between  the two adults, depending upon their beliefs and other activities; most are  more traditional then they think
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household division of labor by family type  (i.e. cohabitation) (Coltrane in  lecture; Hochschild)- Traditional- the wife does the majority of the  housework, Equalitarian- the housework is shared equally by both partners,  transitional- the husband does help out but they are not as advanced as  equalitarian o Nancy and Evan Holt- Nancy-equalitarian, Evan- Transitional;  really between traditional and transitional Postmodern families  (Meadows and Stacey; Rosie’s Family Cruise; Naples)-  families of choice, fluid, diverse; based on love only not on aspects as in the  past therefore divorce is more prominent because if they fall out of love, then  why stay married? Labor Market: Labor market segreation by occupation and job-  continues to be segregated by  gender, race, and class; occupation- type is classification of types of jobs; examples:  teacher: elementary school v. professor, corporate law v. legal aid gender wage gap
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