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A Woman’s Place Is in the Home

Fewer than one-in-four Americans think that “women should return to their traditional roles in society.”Most Americans (72%) disagree with that statement, a level similar to those recorded in surveys over the past decade. Among major demographic groups, Hispanics (41%) and people with less than a high school education (51%) are among those most likely to agree. There is little difference among the classes on this question, with strong majorities in the upper class (76%) and lower class (70%) disagreeing that women should return to traditional roles.Read More