Gender role convergence

TitleGender role convergence
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsGianesini G
JournalInterdisciplinary Journal of Family Studies
Date Published06/2010
PublisherPadova University Press
Place PublishedPadova, IT
ISSN Number2282-2011
Keywordsfamily-work conflict, gender role convergence, gender roles, marriage, parenting, paternal role, recession

Contemporary changes in family life have made men’s and women’s roles more alike than ever and the current recession is going to affect relationships between men and women further. The question is how personal relationships, and especially marriages, will withstand the new pressures that couples are facing on a daily basis given this new economic reality.