Ibsen's" a Doll’s House" and Gender Roles

1785 words 8 pages
Kelly Thompson
Gender Studies
Dr. Smith
6-18-09
Ibsen's" A Doll’s House" and Gender Roles
Introduction
It has been experienced from time immemorial that there has always lain a very big and noticeable gap in the roles that both women and men play in the everyday societal developments. The issue according to most of the renowned researches is more elusive to the women as they are the ones that are mostly faced by the double standards in the society and this could include very harsh challenges as far as economic and financial status is concerned. Some of the roles of women in the society and more typically, in the house-hold, were very much considered inferior as compared to that of the men who in addition, were given an upper hand
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This was mainly applicable to those women whose husbands were dead .
This was very much likable to the women as the Act had a provision for them to be collecting a higher net benefit since they were regarded as people who tend to live longer. Their wage levels were therefore increased accordingly. On the other hand, the women reformers of the time greatly and actively supported the legislation since it denied the male dominance as far as the earnings were concerned but gave the women an opportunity to have a more equal allocation of funds. According to the provisions of the legislation of the Act, any man that participated in the Social Security Fund was to lose a significant amount of money while for the women; their active involvement in the Security Fund generated to them a much more income . implications the 1946 Employment Act on gender roles
This is was the act led to the establishment of the main purpose that was to adequately lay the accountability of financial strength onto the federal government. This was due to that fact that the American government had suffered a great deal in the World War II and this was seen and appropriately adjudicated as s stimulus plan to rescue the country from the financial turmoil it had gone through . This did not go without the benefits

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