Internalization of Gender Role in Production, Decision Making and Income (Case Study of Sericulture Household in Wajo District Indonesia)
Keywords:Sericulture, silkworm, gender role, production, decision making, income.
The wife holds a dominant role in sericulture activities. On average the wife's role in the activities of production of 81.50 hours per one production cycle, the husband of 52.05 hours, women family members amounted to 25.39 hours, and men family members amounted to 6.78 hours. Decision-making in the sericulture activities showed that the dominant decision making is the wife alone is equal to 42.86%, then husband is 28.57% and then decided by both is 28.57%.
While income from sericulture dominant played by wife with an average of 504.945 IDR (US $ 38.68) per month, whereas the income from outside sericulture business is dominated by the husband with an average of 2.097.222 IDR (US $ 161.67) per month, and the average total household income is at 4.268.272 IDR (US $ 327.00) per month. The implication is that the role of wife and women in the sericulture can be taken into account in the family economy in order to increase the income and welfare of the family. Sericulture business can increase income and can be done at home on the sidelines of domestic activities without leaving the family.
J. Harbi, D. R. Nurrochmat, and C. M. Kusharto,
A. Azizi, Hikmah, and S. . Pranowo,
N. Singh and J. Gilman,
S. . Panda,
Sunaryo dan Zuriah,
W. I. Rahayu, S.K and Suharyo,
G. S. Geetha and R. Indira,
H. Lakshmanan, S. and Jayram,
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