Parental Authority and Job Choice: Sex Differences in Three Cultures

@inproceedings{Smith1963ParentalAA,
  title={Parental Authority and Job Choice: Sex Differences in Three Cultures},
  author={Robert J Smith and Charles E. Ramsey and G{\'e}lia T. Castillo},
  year={1963}
}
A study of the codes of conduct of high-school seniors in defying or yielding to parental authority in choosing an occupation was conducted in Japan, the Philippines, and the United States. Respondents in all three cultures allow greater freedom from parental control for young men than young women. This double standard is accepted by both sexes. Female respondents allowed more freedom to both sexes than did male respondents. With respect to the double standard, the differential is greatest in… CONTINUE READING