Married Women and Work, 1957 and 1976
Monograph on labour force participation and employment trends of married women woman workers in the USA - based on surveys of 1957 and 1976, discusses attitude changes towards marriage, homemaker tasks and employment by age group, educational level, occupational status, age of the youngest children, family income, etc., and examines work Motivation and commitment, occupational structure, job satisfaction, social role and the impact on life happiness. Bibliography pp. 95 to 102 and statistical tables.
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activity addition age of youngest ambivalent analysis appear aspects associated attachment attitudes changes College commitment compared concern contemporary correlation defined demographic differences economic effects emerged employed employment expected expressing factors family income feelings female fifties findings force full-time future happiness Hence high school higher housewife housewives inadequacy Includes increase individual issues labor market labor-force participation Less than high majority marriage married women means mothers motivation Movement negative neutral noneconomic norms Number observed occupation occurred offer Opinion of Housework parental percent percentage performance period persons plans positive Preference present probability not significant problems questions rates reasons reflect relationship responses role satisfaction seems self-perceptions seventies sex-role shifts shows significant social Status suggests survey Table tasks tion traditional trends variables Whereas wife wife's wives woman workers x² probability youngest child