New FSW Notes - New FSW Notes Work-Family Issues...

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New FSW Notes: Work-Family Issues Occupational segregation o Tendency for men and women to be employed in different tpes of jobs o Blue collar/physical labor 28% of men 3% of women o women tend to occupy lower-paying ranks 24% of lawyer; 88% of paralegals/legal assistants 31% of physicians; 92% of nurses o Wage gap: 2008: Women earned $.88 for every $1 men earned women less likely to negotiate, less likely to be successful o Housework: 1976: women 26 hrs/wk; men 6 2005: women 17; men 13 imbalance exists regardless of employment status same-sex couples: lesbians most egalitarian gay male couples with kids often have one partner at home 26% more hours person spends in paid labor, the less housework that person does Married Couples: Who’s working? o 58% both do o 18% husband only o 6% wife only o men continue to be primary breadwinners o more men concerned than woman about family time o 1 in 4 marriages women earn significantly more than their husbands
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course FSW 261 taught by Professor Newlin during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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