ISSP1994: Family and Changing Gender Roles II

2017-03-07T03:20:27Z (GMT) by Philip Gendall

The fourth of 20 years of International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) surveys within New Zealand by Professor Philip Gendall, Department of Marketing, Massey University.

A verbose rundown on topics covered follows.

The significance of family and changing sex roles. Attitude to employment of women (scale); attitude to role distribution of man and woman; importance of personal employment; preferred extent of employment of women during various stages of child raising; preferred measures to care for babies of working couples; attitude to partnership, marriage and divorce; attitude to single fathers and mothers; ideal number of children; attitude to children (scale); preference for divorce or continuation of a disturbed marriage.

Employment of mother during childhood of respondent; today’s contact with mother; personal divorces; earlier divorce of present partner; marital status of respondent; attitude to paid maternity leave; judgement on financial support when both partners work; attitude to abortion; attitude to pre-marital sexual relations and sexual relations of young people under 16 years; attitude to extra-marital sexual relations and homosexual relations.

Personal effect of sexual harassment at work; partner or respondent as manager of household income; division of housework between man and woman (scale); employment of both spouses and income differences; extent of employment during various stages of child raising; living together with a partner; employment in civil service; time worked each week; superior function; religiousness; self-classification of social class; union membership; party preference.