Why Women Stay at Home Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

Why Women Stay at Home
A look at why women prefer to claim welfare payments rather than seek employment.
# 36181 | 1,150 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Sep 24, 2003 in Sociology (Welfare) , Women Studies (General) , Labor Studies (General)

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This paper analyzes why women in the U.S. are not motivated to work and instead reap welfare benefits. The paper uses the case of a single mother with two young children to demonstrate how although this woman strongly believe in working for her keep, the burden of responsibilities and the poor quality of the work environment discourages her from working. The paper then suggests Caroline Moser's framework that proposes that the gender roles and gender needs should be provided for through government policies.

From the Paper:

"Although the government has been reviewing the disparity of labor composition there is not much that it could do. This because racial and sexual segregation at the workplace according to Thomaskovic-Devey is intrinsically link with the quality of the job. Employers are motivated to hire the best people for the job provided that they meet the high criteria. In today's age, these could range from information technological base progression at work or it could mean highly skilled workers even at the lowest level. Even though Thomaskovic-Devey is of the opinion that even society tend to segregate through gender, it is the organizations that should be well organized to harmonize the segregation. However statistical data will show that only a tenth of the nation practice this. As a result of this segregation, people like me who wants to work will have to bear with the discrimination prevalent at the work place. Segregation often results in inequality of pay as well as benefits. A man or a single woman will have better pay as compared to a married woman with two children because she has extra responsibilities."

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