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Click to edit Master subtitle style 11/4/10 Chapter 8 Work and Families SOCL 2505 – 1 October 11, 2010
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11/4/10 Historically l Paid work vs. Unpaid work l Homemaker-breadwinner not a natural division-of-labor l Contextual shift Families paying for services or relying on kin for unpaid help Fathers taking on more unpaid responsibilities
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11/4/10 Figure 8.1 Labor force participation rates of married women with children under age 18
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11/4/10 From Single-Earner to Dual-Earner Marriages l Rise of the service sector – workers who provide personal service l From farms to cities l Fewer children = less of a need to stay home l Rise in Divorce
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11/4/10 From Single-Earner to Dual-Earner Marriages (cont) l Women entering workforce a profound change in American family life l Balance of power between men and women greatly affected l Women still make less and education matters
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11/4/10 Care Work l Care work – activity in which one person meets the needs of spouses, partners, children, parents, or others
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