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Do you think there will ever be an equal sharing of household work between men and women?

Respond to the following questions: Among twin-income and dual-career families, do you think there will ever be an equal sharing of household work? Why or why not? There has been some indication that women voluntarily assume a larger share of household responsibilities because they feel that their male partners do not perform these tasks satisfactorily. How do you think this observation fits in with the sharing of housework? Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.

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Among twin-income and dual career families there is more sharing of household work, however, it is rare that there is equal sharing of household work. It has been found that "women's increase in labor market hours has not been matched by an increase in domestic and care giving work by men" (Gormnick, Meyers, 2004), so gender inequality remains entrenched in the home. It has been found that "men's household labor has increased modestly and women's has declined substantially" (Gershun, Robinson, 1988). It appears that women who work tend to ...

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This solution addresses if there will ever be equal sharing of household tasks among twin-income and dual career families and why. It also discusses why women might voluntarily do more than their "share". The solution is 276 words and includes three APA formatted references.

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