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Gender Roles in Ireland: Three Decades of Attitude Change by Margret Fine-Davis

By Margret Fine-Davis

Gender Roles in eire: 3 many years of perspective change records altering attitudes towards the function of girls in eire from 1975 to 2005, a key interval of social switch during this society. The publication provides replicated measures from 4 separate surveys conducted over 3 many years. those disguise a variety of gender function attitudes in addition to key social concerns in regards to the position of girls in eire, together with equivalent pay, equivalent employment chance, maternal employment, birth control and so forth. Attitudes to abortion, divorce and ethical matters also are awarded and mentioned within the context of people’s vote casting behaviour in nationwide referenda. Taken jointly, the knowledge on hand in those experiences paint a close and complicated photograph of the evolving position of ladies in eire in the course of a interval of quick social swap and key advancements in social laws. The ebook brings the implications as much as the current by means of together with new info on present gender function matters from Margret Fine-Davis' most up-to-date research.

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