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Unformatted text preview: household activities and finances, relatively low participation in governance o Equal opportunity law are circumvented Workplace romance encouraged Two-track hiring system Sexual harassment o Update: Crown Prince Naruhito had a son recently South Korea Neo-Confucianism = male-dominated family succession system Under traditional custom, a woman who does not bear a male child can be banished Women cannot be heads of households Implications? India History of female infanticide Fewer women than men Sub-Saharan Africa Patriarchal societies Female genital mutilation In Uganda, some progress is being made Families Nuclear Family Extended Family Exogamy: marrying people outside of your family Endogamy: marrying people in your family Marriage How many spouses? How are spouses chosen? Busss Studies In Western countries, marriage is becoming optional for procreation...
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- Fall '09