Gendered Division of Household Labour

  • Hyun-Joo Lim
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life book series (PSFL)


As a social construct, ‘gender is a powerful ideological device, which produces, reproduces, and legitimates the choices and limits that are predicated on sex categories’ (West and Zimmerman 1987, p. 147).


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  1. 1.Faculty of Health & Social SciencesBournemouth UniversityBournemouthUK

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