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The Division of Household Labor.
In this chapter we review research on the division of household labor and its consequences. The review summarizes research focused on issues of measurement, including research on methods of gathering
Does Marital Status Make a Difference?
In this article, a comparison is made between the time that cohabiting and married women and men spend doing housework, to determine whether there are differences between them and to isolate the
Measuring Household Work: Recent Experience in the United States
It is concluded that methodologically oriented research designed to create reliable and valid measures of involvement in household work for inclusion in surveys is needed.
Women, men and time: gender differences in paid work, housework and leisure
Preface Introduction Methodology Labor Force Participation Housework Time Leisure Conclusion Index
The production of gender among Black and White women and men: The case of household labor
Using the National Survey of Families and Households (N = 13,017; 11.09% Black, 79.99% White), we compare the household labor time of Black and White women and men, and assess the extent to which the
Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Perceptions of Fairness
In this article we examine the determinants of Black, Hispanic, and Anglo women's and men's views of the fairness of the division of housework. Using the 1987-1988 National Survey of Families and
Variations in Divorce Rates by Community Size: A Test of the Social Integration Explanation.
This study tests the hypothesis that level of social integration may account for the correlation between community size and marital dissolution. Using data from the [U.S.] General Social Surveys we
The Distribution of Household Tasks
This article examines the relationship between wives' employment status and their own and their husbands' time spent on specific household tasks. Using Multiple Classification Analysis, we compared