Social roles of farmwomen: The case of Croatia
A.S. Ilak Peršurićhttps://doi.org/10.17221/41/2010-AGRICECONCitation:Ilak Peršurić A.S. (2011): Social roles of farmwomen: The case of Croatia. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 57: 297-307.
The article is based on a field research on family farms in Croatia. On a sample of 350 farmwomen their social roles were analysed. The keys of the gender division of typical feminine tasks such as household tasks, family care tasks and the position in the family and on farm was analysed. Through statistical data processing in multivariate matrixes the latent matrix of independent variables: family, progessional position and farm economic status showed significant effects on matrix of dependent variables traditional feminine work, family care tasks and expectations of women hindering farmwoman's possibilities for off farm employment.Keywords:
family farms, farmwoman, Croatia