STREETER Abridged notes wk 14 pt 2

STREETER Abridged notes wk 14 pt 2 - Gender inequality pt 2...

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Gender inequality pt 2
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What is work/what counts as work Look at two areas Value of productive vs reproductive Inequalities in labor inside and outside the home
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Productive vs reproductive Productive labor Outside home, in market economy, distributes goods and services, dominated by males, (@ least trad’ly) warrants wage Reproductive labor Done at home, focuses on raising/reproducing labor necessary for productive market, dominated by women Seeing more women move to productive, but not many men dominating in reproductive Inequality continues in both areas
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Divisions in Labor in home Women Tasks: Routine, repetitive, high time commitments Complete more hours of housework Men Tasks: infrequent, “manly”/outdoor tasks Fewer hours, role is more supportive of wife
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Labor in home Divisions persist even when both partners rate division as “equitable” Divisions persist even if female is primary provider
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