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Is Anyone Doing the Housework? Trends in the Gender Division of Household Labor
Time-diary data from representative samples ofAmerican adults show thatthenumber ofoverall hours ofdomestic labor (excluding child care andshopping) has continued to decline steadily and predictably
Time for Life: The Surprising Ways Americans Use Their Time
dentiary bases are not always clear, Mehta’s interpretations are often provocative. This monograph should be of interest to culturalists, especially those specializing in Islamic societies. However,
Social Implications of the Internet
The Internet is a critically important research site for sociologists testing theories of technology diffusion and media effects, particularly because it is a medium uniquely capable of integrating
Housework: Who Did, Does or Will Do It, and How Much Does It Matter?
It is shown that the gender division of labor in house work became more equal over this period, in part because men increased their time in housework but more importantly because women dramatically decreased the time they spent in these activities.
Are Parents Investing Less in Children? Trends in Mothers’ and Fathers’ Time with Children1
In this study, time diary data are used to assess trends in mothers’ and fathers’ child care time from the mid‐1960s to the late 1990s. Contrary to conventional wisdom, the results indicate that both
Determining Causes and Severity of End-User Frustration
The data show that frustrating experiences happen on a frequent basis, and the applications in which the frustrating experiences happened most frequently were Web browsing, e-mail, and word processing.
What did you do today? Children's use of time, family composition, and the acquisition of social capital.
Using time-diary data collected from a statewide probability sample of California children aged 3-11, we examine the amount of time children spend on four activities presumed to affect their