What Does Your Wife Do?: Gender And The Transformation Of Family Life, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

What Does Your Wife Do?

Gender And The Transformation Of Family Life, 1st Edition

By Leonard Beeghley


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In the past, a woman would routinely be asked what her husband did for a living. Increasingly, a man is likely to be asked what his wife does for a living. It's a small switch, but it signifies a revolution in gender roles and family life. Leonard Beeghley uses historical and international data to explain the dramatic changes in the way women and m

Table of Contents

Introduction, Premarital Sexual Intercourse, Abortion, Divorce, Employment and Income, Conclusion

About the Author

Leonard Beeghley is professor of sociology at the University of Florida at Gainesville.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies