publication . Thesis . 2017

Primary caregiving fathers and breadwinning mothers: social psychological mechanisms underlying the division of family roles

Pinho, Mariana;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2017
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Over recent decades there has been significant progress towards gender equality in the workplace and at home. Transformations in work and childcare domains have occurred for families in Western societies, including de-gendered parenting, in which childcare responsibilities are shared equally or assumed primarily by the father. Although these arrangements constitute a recent and rare phenomenon, this increase in proportion has been matched by an academic interest. Using quantitative data from traditional and role-reversed couples, this research aims to explore the social psychological mechanisms underlying non-normative behavioural choices, as well as the consequ...
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free text keywords: L370 Social Theory, L900 Others in Social studies
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