Women Outside the Home In the US

As Seen Through The Three Sociological Perspectives

Increase of Women Working Outside the Home

The number of moms that now work outside of the home has increased. More women are getting an education & getting into the workforce.

Functionalism perspective on gender :

Functionalist state that there is a gender based division of labor.

Conflict Theory perspective on gender:

Conflict theorist state that the male is dominant.

Symbolic Interactionism perspective on gender:

Symbolic interactist favors male over female.

Functionalist veiw on women working outside the home:

Functionalist may believe that women are suppose to take care of home & men are supposed to work. Women working outside of the home will unstablalize the society in the functionalist veiw.
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Conflict theory veiw on women working outside the home:

Conflict theorist may believe that women working outside of the home causes conflict in the home & in society.
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Symbolic Interactionism veiw on women working outside the home:

Symbolic interactionist may believe that women working outside the home will symbolize that women have to much power & that the male is weak.
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