By Linda McKie, Sophia Bowlby, Susan Gregory
The chapters during this booklet illustrate, from a few varied views, the ways that energy is found and articulated via gendered negotiations and acted out in the altering and differing atmosphere of the family. The publication is split into 4 sections. the 1st part presents a theoretical, historic and philosophical surroundings, while the next 3 sections offer empirical contributions which study elements of Gendered Care ; dimensions of Gendered Time and house , and straddling paintings and residential, Gendered paintings, source of revenue and tool .
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ILLUSTRATION: MEN IN HOUSEHOLDS Part of the reformulation of a gender perspective has entailed the more explicit and detailed recognition of men as gendered actors (see Mac An Ghaill, 1996, for a recent overview of some of the key areas). This shift has made some impact on the study of households but could perhaps be developed further. Where men appear in household analyses they often appear as obstacles to change, especially in terms of the divisions of labour and responsibilities within the household.
The private sphere seems to be especially resistant to wider changes in the gendered divisions of labour and assumptions about what constitutes 32 Gender, Power and the Household women's or men's work. , 1983). And, as a site of legitimate sexual expression, the marriage-based household may also provide further endorsement of prevailing patterns of gender difference. Yet the family-based household may also be a site for innovation in gendered practices. It would seem that some changes have been taking place in the gendered divisions of labour within the household and in the divisions of parenting responsibilities between women and men.
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