Doing and Undoing Gender in Commuter Marriages

  title={Doing and Undoing Gender in Commuter Marriages},
  author={Danielle J. Lindemann},
  journal={Sex Roles},
Much recent literature has focused on how women and men “do” (and potentially “undo”) gender when juggling home and work responsibilities. Commuter marriages—in which dual-income professionals live apart due to the demands of their jobs—present a strategic context in which to investigate these gendered processes. Drawing upon theoretical work on doing and undoing gender, prior literature about gender dynamics at the nexus of home and work, and data from in-depth interviews with 97 other-sex… Expand
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