Beliefs or ideologies lag behind social structures in accommodating change.
What is a "traditional" gender ideology?
Men and women who believe that women should be predominantly home-orientated and men should be predominantly work-orientated, even if the woman works outside of the home.
What is an "egaltarian" gender ideology?
Men and women who believe that both should be equally work and/or home oriented, an that both should share the work of the home.
What is a "transitional" gender ideology?
Men and women who believe that it's acceptable for women to work and for men to 'help out' at home, but that the home is the women's primary responsibility and work is the men's primary responsibility.
What is the 'upstairs/downstairs' myth?
That women think they are dividing the chores equally by having the men take care of the "downstairs" (the garage, the shed, the basement). The women actually end up doing the most work because the "upstairs" counts as the kitchen, the bedrooms, and the bathrooms.
What is "gender strategy"?
A plan of action to solve the conflicts between gender ideology and real life.