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dual-career marriage

dual-career marriage Marriages in which both partners pursue occupational careers. Such marriages are still relatively rare, and findings about dual-career marriages may not generalize to dual-earner families (where both partners are formally employed but only one—usually the male—pursues a career), which are now the norm. However, empirical studies suggest that both career women and those with less rewarding jobs appear to work a double shift, combining home and work responsibilities. See also DOMESTIC DIVISION OF LABOUR.

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marriage, dual-career

marriage, dual-career See DUAL-CAREER MARRIAGE.

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