publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

What fairness?:Gendered division of housework and family life satisfaction across 30 countries

Yang Hu; Deniz Yucel;
  • Published: 01 Feb 2018
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article sheds new light on the role played by perceived fairness in configuring the relationship between gendered housework division and women’s family life satisfaction across 30 countries. This is achieved by distinguishing and comparing two major dimensions of women’s fairness comparison—inter-gender relational comparison between partners and intra-gender referential comparison with other women from the same society. Analysing data from the 2012 International Social Survey Programme, we find that women’s family life satisfaction is adversely affected by both a lack of relational fairness and unfavourable referential comparison, which operate independentl...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sociology and Political Science, Economics, Equity (finance), International Social Survey Programme, Family life, Labour economics, Plural, Gender equality, Social psychology
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

What fairness?:Gendered division of housework and family life satisfaction across 30 countries

Yang Hu; Deniz Yucel;