A Woman's Work?: Talking about Role Reversal in New Zealand Families

Author(s): Wendy Joy Jones

NZ - Reference

200 pages Gone are the days of the male breadwinner and the stay-at-home housewife.In more and more NZ familes, the women are the main income earners and their partners (house husbands) are primarily responsible for their households and child-rearing. In this compelling and important book 19 women and 11 men from a variety of backgrounds tell Wendy Jones their stories of role reversal, They provide honest and thought-provoking insights into the way women view their position as main income earners in two-parent families and how both men and women see their place in the home.>They tell why and how the change in roles came about and how easy or difficult the transition has been, They speak too, about outside reactions to their roles.


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General Fields

  • : 9780473095185
  • : Pine Press
  • : Pine Press
  • : January 2003
  • : 205x145mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Wendy Joy Jones
  • : Paperback
  • : illustrated edition
  • : 305.30993
  • : 200
  • : illustrations