Title

Gender Roles and Their Changes in the Appalachian Region

Faculty Mentor(s)

Daniel L. Hatch, PhD., Toralf Zchau, PhD.

Location

Room 269 Open Classroom

Start Date

2-4-2013 12:30 PM

End Date

2-4-2013 1:45 PM

Description/Abstract

The available literature depicts gender roles residing in the Appalachian region as unaltered throughout time. Through the analysis of one on one interviews, this study looks at gender roles in strong marriages across generations specific to the Appalachian regions. This study analyzes specific questions related to gender roles and how they have changed from one generation to the next. Socioeconomic status and decision making processes are related to gender roles and their generational changes.

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Apr 2nd, 12:30 PM Apr 2nd, 1:45 PM

Gender Roles and Their Changes in the Appalachian Region

Room 269 Open Classroom

The available literature depicts gender roles residing in the Appalachian region as unaltered throughout time. Through the analysis of one on one interviews, this study looks at gender roles in strong marriages across generations specific to the Appalachian regions. This study analyzes specific questions related to gender roles and how they have changed from one generation to the next. Socioeconomic status and decision making processes are related to gender roles and their generational changes.