This article focuses on gender roles and attitudes among college students in the south.
With time, our beliefs, values, and traditional thinking changes with new discoveries. When it
comes to gender, traditional culture norms are deeply ingrained in society. As society has
progress, attitudes towards women working outside the home has increase support. This support
is higher among women than men. College women expect to balance work and children, even
though some see it as an obstacle. There is also a more negative reaction toward working mothers
than father. The majority of college student as does society that men are the main worker outside
the home. Traditional gender attitudes still lingers in today young adults, and probably for many
years to come.
The implications of this article is gender attitudes affects one’s decision in what job to
take, hours work, and whether to start a family early or later is best. Another implication is how
gender attitudes affect one’s view on spending more time at work or children. Again, this is
determine whether you’re more traditional thinking or liberal thinking. If you’re more liberal,
than the work is divided among work and family time. If you’re more traditional, then men work
more and women stay home more. The gender values we were taught in our culture among
almost every aspect of our lives, family and work are the top two most affected.