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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? • Buss’s Studies • In Western countries, marriage is becoming optional for procreation...
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- Fall '09
- p rocreation Nuclear Family Extended Family Exogamy, women control household, generous parental leave, male-dominated family succession, control fertili ty