PERAN GENDER, PENGAMBILAN KEPUTUSAN, DAN KESEJAHTERAAN KELUARGA DUAL EARNER

  • Herien Puspitawati Bogor Agricultural University
  • Mardiyah Kartini Siswati Bogor Agricultural University
Keywords: decision making, dual earner, family objective well-being, family subjective well-being, gender roles

Abstract

Poverty can occur due to increasing of economic demands that affect the level of family well-being. It encourages wives to work in the public sector. Family well-being could be influenced by husband and wife cooperation regarding gender roles and decision making. This study aimed to analyze the gender role, decision making, and well-being of dual-earner families who were the wives had micro-enterprises and lived in Jakarta. This study used cross-sectional design and involved 62 families who are selected purposively. The participants were intact families who were the wives had micro-enterprises and the husband worked in formal or informal sectors. Data was collected by an interview using questionnaire. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistic, Pearson correlation, and multiple linear regression. The results showed that the average scores of the overall gender role and decision making in the dominant category on one subject (husband or wife only). The family subjective and objective well-being was generally in the high category. The husband's age and gender roles were positively and significantly related to the family subjective well-being, then family subjective well-being was positively and significantly related to the family objective well-being. Moreover, family subjective well-being was significantly positive influenced by domestic domain dimension of gender roles and family income.

Author Biographies

Herien Puspitawati, Bogor Agricultural University
Departement of Family and Consumer Science
Mardiyah Kartini Siswati, Bogor Agricultural University
Departement of Family and Consumer Science
Published
2018-01-29
How to Cite
Puspitawati, H., & Siswati, M. K. (2018). PERAN GENDER, PENGAMBILAN KEPUTUSAN, DAN KESEJAHTERAAN KELUARGA DUAL EARNER. Jurnal Ilmu Keluarga & Konsumen, 10(3), 169-180. https://doi.org/10.24156/jikk.2017.10.3.169