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Gross World Product (GWP)
the sum of total output of goods and services by all economies over a period of time
Globalisation
the integration between different countries and economies and the increased impact of international influences or all aspects of life and economic activity
World Trade Organisation (WTO)
an organisation of 153 member countries that implements and advances global trade agreements and resolves trade disputes between nations
Speculators
investors who buy or sell financial assets with the aim of making profits from short term price movements
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
international agency that consists of 186 members and oversees the stability of the global financial system by ensuring stability of exchange rates
Colonial City
City established by colonizing empires as administrative centers. Often they were established on already existing native cities, completely overtaking their infrastructures.
Transnational Corporations (TNCs)
global companies that dominate global product and factor markets, with production facilities in at least two countries
Migration
the movement of people between countries on a long term or permanent basis
International Division of Labour
how the tasks in the production process are allocated to different people in different countries around the world.
What does 'Domestic Division of Labour' refer to?
The roles that men and women play in relation to housework, childcare and paid work.
Condensation
the process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water
What criticisms are there to Parsons (1955) Instrumental and expressive roles view?
- Young & Willmott (1962) argue more men helping in house and more women are working.
Segregated and joint conjugal roles.
What views does Bott (1957) hold?
They studied working-class extended families in Bethnal Green.
What were Young & Willmott's (1950s) findings on Segregated and joint conjugal roles?
March of progress view.
What view do Young & Willmott (1973) take?
Studies in London.
What did Young & Willmott's study's show about the symmetrical family?
changes a result of Major social changes during the past century.
Why do Young & Willmott see a rise of the symmetrical family?
Reject March of progress view.
What view do feminists hold on the family?
What view does feminist Oakley (1974) take?
- Critical of Young and Willmott's symmetrical family.
What do Oakley's study's show?
- Some evidence of husbands helping, but none for symmetry.
Warde & Hetherington (1993)
What similar research supports Oakley's findings?
What does the Future Foundation's (2000) research show?
-Warde & Hetherington's generation change is supported by evidence:
Give two statements that explain The rise of the housewife.
- Rather than seeing a march of progress towards symmetry, Oakley describes how the housewife role has become the dominant role for married women.
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