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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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Maternal employment and time with children: Dramatic change or surprising continuity?
  • S. Bianchi
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Demography
  • 1 November 2000
Despite the rapid rise in mothers’ labor force participation, mothers’ time with children has tended to be quite stable over time. In the past, nonemployed mothers’ time with children was reduced byExpand
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Work and Family Research in the First Decade of the 21st Century
Scholarship on work and family topics expanded in scope and coverage during the 2000 – 2010 decade, spurred by an increased diversity of workplaces and of families, by methodological innovations, andExpand
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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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Housework: Who Did, Does or Will Do It, and How Much Does It Matter?
“Is Anyone Doing the Housework?” (Bianchi et al. 2000) was motivated, like much of the research on housework, by a desire to better understand gender inequality and social change in the work andExpand
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Competing Devotions: Career and Family among Women Executives
Competing Devotions: Career and Family Among Women Executives. Mary Blair-Loy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2003. 269 pp. ISBN 0-674-01089-2. $39.95 (cloth). Despite the rapid increase inExpand
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When Do Fathers Care? Mothers’ Economic Contribution and Fathers’ Involvement in Child Care1
Previous literature suggests a tenuous link between fathers’ care of children and maternal employment and earnings. This study shows that the link is stronger when measures of caregiving captureExpand
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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 theirExpand
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“Chocolate city, vanilla suburbs:” Will the trend toward racially separate communities continue?
Abstract Almost a decade ago, the Kerner Commission warned that this country was moving toward two societies—one white and one black. Data on residential segregation indicate clear-cut boundaries forExpand
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