March 5th Sociology

March 5th Sociology - March 5th Sociology Feminine...

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March 5 th Sociology Feminine Mystique: (contd.) Away from home Lack of Flex time Track to tenure/ partnership No daycare No Paid Maternity and Paternity leave Wage gap Competitive/ Ruthless Not supposed to talk about family No models of success to emulate In 2000 labor force was 53.4% men and 46.6% women Projected in 2050 52.3%will be men and 47.7% women From Welfare readings for March 5 th: 1970’s Feminization of Poverty Below Poverty line- Female headed households (Single mothers) 11% poverty 28% of females headed by single mothers in poverty Triple whammy against Single mothers: 1. Low wages 2. 3. No help/ income from Second adult Negative Stereotype about Welfare people: Doesn’t work and spends all the welfare money on shopping Lazy and doesn’t work Many kids that are not well kept History of welfare: 1. Why do we have welfare a. Dependants such as disabled, old, abandoned, children, orphans and elderly that cannot provide for themselves. 2.
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