Answer ONE of these questions in about five pages.
[Answer to any of these question should based on a critical reading of several of the required readings. I expect some summary of the sources you chose organized to make your argument in support of a point of view.Use e-mail if you need clarification]
(Are there in fact any differences? Are they incompatible?)
Now that large-scale industry has taken the wife out of the home into the labor market and into the factory, and made her often the breadwinner of the family, no basis for any kind of male supremacy is left in the proletarian household, except, perhaps, for something of the brutality toward women that has spread since the introduction of monogamy.
Discuss this statement in the context of Parsons/Bumpass and Shorter's analyses.
[do not spend much time on an ethnography of your household. I am interested in your thinking ecologically about modern life]