Relationships In Family

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The Effect of Income Contribution to the Power Relations in the Family
With the emergence of industrialization, inequality in society also becomes more rampant. And even with the most basic unit of society, the family, inequality still persists. Fishman (1983), in her study “Interaction: The Work Women Do”[1], showed that women in a marital relationship extensively do the necessary work for interaction to occur with their husbands. Moreover, the husbands controlled the conversations by turning the recorder on and off whenever they want, but the reverse never happened during the study. This shows that gender inequality is present in a family. The inequalities present at home are representations of inequality found in society. Using Fishman’s
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They found that for traditional marriages where the husband is the breadwinner, the amount of housework is impacted by income wherein these earning husbands are freed from the responsibility of housework. It has been found, however, that the dependent variables of their study have garnered separate results. In examining the division of the task of cooking evening meals, they found that income does not affect it, but in doing the laundry, the husband’s income has an…show more content…
Does the contributor make the major decisions regarding family issues including health? Likert Frequency Scale (Always, Very Often, Sometimes, Rarely, Never) A survey will be used to gather the required data.
12. Does the contributor make the major decisions regarding disciplinary action? Likert Frequency Scale (Always, Very Often, Sometimes, Rarely, Never) A survey will be used to gather the required data.
13. Does the contributor make the major decisions regarding education of family members? Likert Frequency Scale (Always, Very Often, Sometimes, Rarely, Never) A survey will be used to gather the required data.
14. Does the contributor receive the most respect in the family? Likert Likelihood Scale (To A Great Extent, Somewhat, Very Little, Not At All) A survey will be used to gather the required data.
15. Do family members ask for advice or opinion from the contributor before making any decisions? Likert Likelihood Scale (To A Great Extent, Somewhat, Very Little, Not At All) A survey will be used to gather the required data.
16. Does the contributor ask for family members’ advice or opinion before making decisions? Likert Likelihood Scale (To A Great Extent, Somewhat, Very Little, Not At All) A survey will be used to gather the required

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