Nuclear Families and the Changing Income Procurement Role of Married Women.

J.A.C. van Ophem, K. de Hoog

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    In this article the authors argue that the increase in labour force participation of married women in the Netherlands is not to be seen as indicating married women's increased emancipation but rather as an outcome of socio-structural, socio-cultural and socio-economic changes within society that severly restrict wives' freedom of choice in their decisions to allocate their time
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)279-295
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1997


    • woman's status
    • female labour
    • household income
    • nuclear families
    • family life
    • employment
    • social change
    • economic situation
    • living standards
    • cultural change
    • labour market
    • time allocation
    • home economics
    • gender relations
    • netherlands
    • emancipation of women
    • woman and society


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