Why Is a Stay-At-Home Husband Still a Big Deal?
Sharon Bong, Associate Professor of Gender Studies
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Kamala Harris being elected the first female vice-president of the United States has led to another notable step forward: her husband Doug Emhoff has announced that he will be leaving his private law practice to focus on his role as the “Second Gentleman”. But why is a man leaving his job to support his wife still such a big deal, and what does this say about the way we view gender and the role of the “breadwinner”?
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Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Sharmilla Ganesan
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