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Lecture 4

Week 4

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Ping- Chun Hsiung

1 Oct 19(wk 6) SG Readings 4 The Second Shift: Employed Women are Putting in Another Day of Work at Home- Arlie Hochschild Problems between couples are often effects of the economic and cultural shock waves Quarrels result from fast-changing women and slow-changing men Most workplaces have remained inflexible in the face of the changing needs of workers with families stalled revolution; strain caused by the disparity between the chance in women and the absence of change elsewhere Womens work causes divorce? What contributes to wives happiness is husbands willingness to do work at home Second most common reason for divorce is mens neglect of housework and childcare Housework is being devalued by women as well; hiring babysitters, housekeepers, etc. Most women felt second shift was their issue and most men agreed Even when husbands happily shared the work, their wives felt more responsible for home and children Women do 23 of the work at home even when couples share work Women do more childcare and men repair household appliances -childcare needs to be tended to daily while repairing appliances can wait until I have time Women do two things as once while men dont
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