Dividing work, sharing work, and in-between: marriage patterns and depression.

@article{Ross1983DividingWS,
  title={Dividing work, sharing work, and in-between: marriage patterns and depression.},
  author={Carole Elizabeth Ross and John Mirowsky and J. Huber},
  journal={American sociological review},
  year={1983},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={
          809-23
        }
}
Marriages in the United States are shifting from the complementary type, in which the husband is employed and the wife cares for the household and children, to the parallel type, in which both spouses are employed and both are responsible for the housework. This change, however, is far from complete. Disjunctions in the institution of marriage may be stressful and emotionally disturbing. We hypothesize that the effect of a wife's employment on her depression and her husband's depends on their… CONTINUE READING
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