Social Study of Family Roles: Men's Changing Contribution in Housework
Nasrin Esmaeilpour Mianji1, Marjan Masoumi2, Somayeh Mirseyedhosein3
1. MA Student of Social Sciences , Payam Noor University , Tehran,Iran
2. MA Student of Social Sciences , Payam Noor University , Shahriar,Iran
3. MA Student of Women's Studies, Research Science University, Tehran
Abstract:Most human societies assign different roles to men and women. gradually, due to change of family structure and effective factors such as income level or level of education and women's contribution in the social fields and thought regarding equality of man and woman, family roles changed, that is men also were drawn to private field of family and cooperated with women in housework. This research tries to study the extent to which contribution is done by men in addition to studying social dimensions of housework division. This research started by use of survey method and questionnaire tool in 22 districts of Tehran city by selecting a sample of 200 married men and women with children. Sampling method was based on stratified sapling. On the basis of the results obtained form this research, one can find out that by stratifying social strata with education level criterion, the educated stratum has the most cooperation and contribution in housework and by increasing satisfaction with common life, cooperation and contribution in housework will increase. By studying on the obtained samples, effect of factors relating to family social relations network and socioeconomic base are visible in extent to which men contribute and cooperate.
[Nasrin Esmaeilpour Mianji, Marjan Masoumi, Somayeh Mirseyedhosein. Social Study of Family Roles: Men's Changing Contribution in Housework. Life Sci J 2013;10(1):581-588] (ISSN:1097-8135).http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 93
Keywords: family, Men's Changing Contribution ,Housework, cooperation, social relations, housework division. Full Text 93