n Gender and Behaviour - A brief commentary on gender inequality theory - a sociological perspective

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1596-9231



We briefly review and provide commentary on sociological theories of gender inequality. The theories include Family Power Theory, New Home Economics Theory, the Neoclassical Market Model, Social Exchange Theory, Feminist Marxist Theory, and Human Capital Development Theory. Lastly, Human Capital theory is illustrated using the case of gender inequality in Japan.

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