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dc.contributor.authorSheril Amilia Amir
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-05T03:04:58Z
dc.date.available2018-04-05T03:04:58Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/73724
dc.description.abstractBased on 30 in-depth interviews with stay-at-home mothers (SAHM), this article examines the old-age risk awareness of these mothers by class categories, and how gender intersects with class positions to determine the type of risk management strategies that were adopted to achieve feelings of security in a risk society. The women in this study tended to use their social and economic advantage in gendered ways, reinforcing the gender ideals that originally led to their exit from the formal economy. Upper-class SAHM are also similarly vulnerable to middle-class SAHM despite having more resources, caused by the false sense of security from their current circumstances. By examining the intersections of class and gender in risk management and awareness, it provides us with a more holistic picture of the true vulnerabilities that these mothers face in the Singapore society today.en_US
dc.format.extent30 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Family, marriage and womenen_US
dc.titleMothers at risk : exploring risk awareness and management of stay-at-home mothers in Singaporeen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorTan Joo Eanen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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