“Changing gender roles.” (Brannen & Nilsen citing Bengston)
Gender is the activity of managing situated conduct in light of normative conceptions of attitudes and activities appropriate of one’s sex category (Fenstermaker & West, 2002, p.5).

As defined by Brannen & Nilsen citing Bengston in Adulthood: Changing Concepts and Definitions, a Sloan Work-Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College. Retrieved from Fenstermaker, S.,& West C. (Eds.). (2002). Doing gender, doing difference. Social inequality, power and resistance. New York : Routledge.