The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 3
Page No. 466 - 474

Differentiation of Gender Roles in Sericulture: A Case Rural Household in Wajo Region Indonesia

Authors : Andi Maslia Tenrisau Adam, Sitti Bulkis, Nursini and Andi Sadapotto

Abstract: The gender role in domestic activity on the mulberry cultivation and silkworm maintenance, wife or women family member has a greater role and the gender role in social activity is performed together by husband and wife but the wife is more dominant and then the gender role in production activity is dominant played by the wife. In general that gender roles in mulberry cultivation and silkworm maintenance of businessman household is dominan performed by the wife. The results of this study reinforce the Parsons that value system is always working and functions to create a balance in society such men as hunters and women as gatherers. It also occurs in households rural in the study areas where the household wives as gatherers who performs the role of reproduction and a more limited were around the house but interrupted his busy in the role of domestic/reproduction and to remain at home, wives do the role as a hunter or seeker breadwinner in the family but do not leave home and family with making a living as maintainers silkworm (sericulture).

How to cite this article:

Andi Maslia Tenrisau Adam, Sitti Bulkis, Nursini and Andi Sadapotto, 2018. Differentiation of Gender Roles in Sericulture: A Case Rural Household in Wajo Region Indonesia. The Social Sciences, 13: 466-474.

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