|role as it relates to the family as one of breadwinner and also as intimate family member.|
|4.||The father correctly perceives the family definition of his role.|
|5.||In the relationships outside of the family, all family members are aware of the relative status of the father's occupation. Where this is low there is general dissatisfaction and a desire for the father to have a job with higher prestige.|
William H. Whyte, Jr.
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First, how do the wives conceive their own role? Critical literature has been answering the question rather forcefully, with the result that many Americans (and practically all Europeans) assume that the wife