Division of Household Work: A Decade Comparison—1967–1977

  title={Division of Household Work: A Decade Comparison—1967–1977},
  author={Margaret Mietus Sanik},
Although the seventies brought changes in the composition of the labor force, these changes were not, on the average, accompanied by changes in the division of labor within two-parent, two-child households. Time data, collected from this family type in 1967 and 1977, indicate that wives even when employed outside the home still spend more time in household production than other family members. Wives spent less time in dishwashing and care of clothing activities while children spent more time… CONTINUE READING