A cross-cultural study of expressive and instrumental role complementarity in the family

American Sociological Review Vol/Iss. 43 Published In Pages: 463-471
By Crano, Joel, Aronoff, Joel


This study tests the claim that male and female investment in the socioemotional and economic aspects of family life are inversely related. Results suggest that this hypothesis is not supported, although a significant inverse relationship between male and female infant care does exist.

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