Compare the roles of men and women in middle-class and working-class families.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 1:17 am ad1c9bdddf
1. Compare the roles of men and women in middle-class and working-class families.
Previously, the farm, home and the workplace were one and the same, with men and women sharing in many of the same chores. (http://socyberty.com/history/the-impact-of-the-early-industrial-revolution-upon-the-family-women-and-living-and-working-conditions/#ixzz0tP9FAUH8).
However, the industrialization of 19th century eroded household economies and made external economies dominant that had effects on working class family:
- Separation of private and public spheres (family now belonged to private sphere)
- Emergence of sexual division of labour: Women assumed responsibilities in private sphere ...
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