Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-211) and index.
Higher-earning wives : swimming against the tide -- Thinking about gender and power in marriage -- Gendered bargain : why wives can't trade their money for housework -- Dollar rich and power poor : why wives don't control the money -- Calling the shots : why wives' decision-making power is limited -- Negotiating identity and power -- Are they happy? : managing tensions and disappointments -- Floating along for the ride? : higher-earning wives and the prospects for gender change.
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