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date: 28 February 2024

triple burden 

Source:
A Dictionary of Gender Studies
Author(s):

Gabriele Griffin

A concept with two meanings, one associated with the division of labour between women and men, the other with oppression based on identity markers. In terms of labour division, sociologists have argued that expecting women to do unpaid housework, paid labour, and childcare imposes a triple burden on them in comparison to men who only do paid work. Regarding women’s oppression, Black theorists and activists such as ... ...

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