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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 predictablyExpand
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When Does Gender Trump Money? Bargaining and Time in Household Work1
Using data from Australia and the United States, the authors explore the effect of spouses’ contribution to family income on how housework is divided. Consistent with exchange‐bargaining theory,Expand
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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 bothExpand
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Women's Economic Independence and the Probability of Divorce
In this article, we ask the question: Does a wife's economic independence destabilize marriage and heighten the risk of divorce? Using longitudinal data from the National Survey of Families andExpand
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She Left, He Left: How Employment and Satisfaction Affect Women’s and Men’s Decisions to Leave Marriages1
Studies examining determinants of divorce have largely ignored differences between factors that elevate wives’ and husbands’ initiation of divorce. The authors use longitudinal data and a latentExpand
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Cross-national Variation in the Influence of Employment Hours on Child Care Time
Parental time investments in children are essential inputs in children's present and future well-being. The ability of parents to make choices about child care time that are free from money and timeExpand
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How Long Is the Second (Plus First) Shift? Gender Differences in Paid, Unpaid, and Total Work Time in Australia and the United States
INTRODUCTION"Feminism: The Movement That Brought Women More Work." This statement is at the heart of criticism leveled by some against the 1960s feminist movement (Holmes 1996). The widespread entryExpand
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Division of Labor, Gender Ideology, and Marital Satisfaction in East Asia
Economic, political, and demographic transformations are occurring in East Asian societies, driven by industrialization, urbanization, and closer integration into world markets (Vogel, 1993). TheseExpand
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