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|Title:||A study on effect of gender ideology on work and family responsibilities amongst medical professionals.||Authors:||Tan, Yee Yee.||Keywords:||DRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Family, marriage and women||Issue Date:||2010||Abstract:||Reconciling work and family is a major challenge for female doctors. Women remain as the primary caretaker of the children despite their high-status professional careers. The tension between dual roles of mothers and professionals lead some female doctors to trade-off various priorities in their lives in order to spend more time with their children. This qualitative study aims to investigate the lived experience of stay-at home mothers and also the perspective of the male doctors in the work-family juggling act using individual in-depth interviews. The dominant themes encompassed the decision for doctors to stay home, the perceived benefit and how their personal values play an important role in their decision-making process. Findings indicate that family care giving as the main responsibility of women remains despite their professional training and high level of education.||URI:||http://hdl.handle.net/10356/40497||Rights:||Nanyang Technological University||Fulltext Permission:||restricted||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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