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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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The very latest-born cohort (1986 to 1988) again adds breadwinning to the ideal of male attractiveness.
However, the storyline emphasizes how working and breadwinning seems not only to be something that fathers do, but an essential part of fathering.
Second, when a breadwinning woman was ineligible for leave, financial considerations made fathers' leave-taking a pragmatic option even for those who had no interest in shared care giving.
A man's place in the workplace was one criterion by which one could engage in middle-class masculinity, continuing the relationship between work, breadwinning and masculinity that had been officially institutionalised in 1907 by Justice Henry Higgins' concept of the family wage (Hearn, 2006).
build egalitarian marriages where both partners shared breadwinning and
Perhaps because of the enduring cultural expectation that men are responsible for breadwinning whereas women are responsible for caregiving, women entrepreneurs, especially those who opt for entrepreneurship as a strategy to reconcile work-family conflict, are more likely to be secondary earners in their household and are less likely to receive spousal support.
As the dual-earner parented household is swiftly becoming the norm in response to increased economic challenges (Cherlin, 2013), families are forced to adjust how they navigate work-family imbalances that include struggles over breadwinning roles as well as housework and child care responsibilities (Gerson & Jacobs, 2004).
Allam added that confronting women's problems and developing appropriate solutions is among the most important issues adopted by the party, and that the party is also preparing women-oriented rehabilitation and development programmes, especially for women in rural areas and breadwinning women.
Despite insisting on the equal dignity and value of men and women, we still regard men's traditional work of breadwinning as more valuable and important than women's traditional work of caregiving.
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