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Breadwinner

The person who provides most or all of the income for his/her household. Stereotypically, the husband/father of a family is the breadwinner in the United States and other Western countries. However, the feminist movement in the mid-20th century and increases in the cost of living have resulted in many homes having two breadwinners. Other households have a single breadwinner of either sex out of choice or necessity.
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Of course, any couple will divide up breadwinning and caregiving work according to their individual circumstances and personalities.
Stay-at-home fathers and breadwinning mothers: Gender, couple dynamics, and social change.
fathers in the study did not see breadwinning as essential to
Two veins of research about fathers have held sway since the 1980s: one about fathers' increased involvement with their children and one about the sustained importance of breadwinning to fatherhood (Lamb, 2000; Pleck & Pleck, 1997).
1) In both Canada and the United States, the figures for breadwinning women vary depending on how this is being measured and whether one includes all women or just mothers, as well as whether women/mothers are married, common-law, or single.
Jewish men's failure to sustain their breadwinning responsibilities disrupted Jewish claims to white masculine privilege just as it brought into question the right of Jewish women to a space on the southern lady's protective pedestal.
The concept of equally shared parenting, a model in which both parents contribute equally to household chores, breadwinning, and child-rearing, is being embraced by many heterosexual couples, although it might not be quite as new a concept to same-sex couples in which gender roles have never been quite as clear-cut.
Breadwinning wives and 'left-behind' husbands: Men and masculinities in the Vietnamese transnational family.
This article further proposes policies, including paid family leave, to promote co-equal caregiving and breadwinning between men and women.
The function of the university is not simply to teach breadwinning, or to furnish teachers for the public schools, or to be a centre of polite society; it is, above all, to be the organ of that fine adjustment between real life and the growing knowledge of life, an adjustment from which forms the secret of civilization.
Labor markets, breadwinning, and beliefs: How economic context shapes men's gender ideology, Gender & Society, 23, 215-243.
allocate responsibility for breadwinning and for caretaking.