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Gender Inequality and the Division of Household Labor in the United States and Sweden: A Socialist-Feminist Approach
(University of California Press, 1991-02)
In this paper, we offer a socialist-feminist framework for exploring the persistence of gender inequality in the division of household labor. The inconsistent results generated by the relative resources, gender-role ideology, ...
Relationship Status, Health, and Health Behavior: An Examination of Cohabiters and Commuters
(University of California Press, 2010)
A large amount of literature on relationship status, health, and health behavior indicates that marriage conveys health benefits. This literature, however, devotes relatively little attention to two theoretically interesting ...
Bridewealth and Female Consent: Marriage Disputes in African Courts, Gusiiland, Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2003)
From the early 1940s Gusiiland (Kenya) underwent a series of transformations that pushed bridewealth to unheralded levels. As a result, many young couples could not afford a proper marriage and eloped. Some fathers forced ...