Unformatted text preview: know their role and don’t argue with it because the public would shun them. Women do the jobs they were groomed to do and the men do the same. Conflict theorists believe there is a limitation on human development if you tell them what they are going to grow up to be. They also believe gender roles subjugate women because they’re supposed to be submissive to the males. According to them gender roles create inequality in earnings. Women have about 15 hours less of “leisure time” during the week but usually make less money anyway. This seems unfair because the men do less work but get paid more. In some cases this is reasonable because in some jobs the demands are very hard and the man has to do a lot of work in his time on the job so the increases earnings are fair. But in most cases this is unfair to the women....
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 106 taught by Professor Joshcarerrio during the Fall '06 term at UMass (Amherst).
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