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Women as secondary earners: Gendered preferences on marriage and employment of university students in modern Indonesia

Utomo, Ariane Juliana


This paper addresses the issue of the gender gap in young people's work preferences and intentions within the context of changing gender relations in urban Indonesia. A survey of senior university students in Jakarta and Makassar in 2004 provided evidence on the interplay between labour market and marriage role preferences among the young educated elite in Indonesia (n = 1761). Along with ongoing demographic transitions and socio-economic change, the study hypothesised that shifting gender...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Population Studies
DOI: 10.1080/17441730.2012.646841


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