SOCL 2001notes for test 2

SOCL 2001notes for test 2 - SOCL 2001 October 6, 2009...

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SOCL 2001 October 6, 2009 Family: Public and Private Preindustrial Family Miniature economy Depends on kinship networks- networks you have cause of family Industrial Revolution Began late 1700s in England Shift from agriculture to industry Rural urban migration Industrial Family Men left home to work Women managed household Divided family into public sphere (men) and private sphere (women) o Public = Paycheck Cult of Domesticity Idea that true womanhood centers on domestic responsibility and child rearing Natural for men to work and women to provide a “haven in a harsh world” Nuclear Family Family form including father, mother, and their biological children Idealized as model family form The 50’s family Peak of nuclear family form Thriving economy, government assistance [middle class invented] “Baby Boom” Leave it to Beaver [family form] Idealized and historically unusual Reinforced traditional gender rolls The 1970’s family Women’s right No-fault divorce Birth Control Recession Women entered workforce Today Combining work and family Bringing private into public Public / private at work Some workplace accommodations for family
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o Lactation rooms o Flextime o Parental leave Public / private at home Second shift: housework, childcare
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