To Provide and Protect: Gendering Money in Ukrainian Households

  title={To Provide and Protect: Gendering Money in Ukrainian Households},
  author={Nadina Lauren Anderson},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={359 - 382}
  • N. Anderson
  • Published 10 May 2017
  • Sociology, Economics
  • Gender & Society
In this article, I advance a theory of gendered money and demonstrate how couples give special symbolic meaning to men’s money in domestic exchanges. Unlike previous perspectives on gender and money such as resource theories and gender performance, this framework acknowledges money as a prop and tool that couples use to construct gender boundaries and signal normalcy in the marital relationship. Integrating concepts from economic sociology with Hochschild’s insights on the symbolism of domestic… 

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