Effect of wives’contributions to family income on husbands’gender role attitudes

(Tokyo Metropolitan University)
A Quantitative Picture of Contemporary Japanese Families: Tradition and Modernity in the 21st Century (Tohoku University Press) (2013-03-28)
Title: Effect of wives’contributions to family income on husbands’gender role attitudes
Author: SHIMA Naoko (島 直子)
Page: 273–295
Short URL: http://tsigeto.info/qfam/book/11


Chapter 11. Effect of wives’contributions to family income on husbands’gender role attitudes

1. Factors influencing male gender role attitudes

2. Methodology

3. Analysis Results

4. Conclusion





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The data for this secondary analysis, National Family Research of Japan 2003 {NFRJ03} and 2008 {NFRJ08} by the NFRJ Committee, Japan Society of Family Sociology, was provided by the Social Science Japan Data Archive, Center for Social Research and Data Archives, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo.

This chapter was originally published in 2011 as a Japanese article in the Japanese Journal of Family Sociology (家族社会学研究) 23 (1): 53–64. A revised and translated version was also published in GEMC Journal (by Tohoku University Global COE Program) 6: 104–17 (2012) {http://www.law.tohoku.ac.jp/gcoe/en/activity-en/pub-en/gemc_j-pub-en/10504/}. The author has obtained permission from the Japan Society of Family Sociology for this republica-tion in English.


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