Does Involved Fathering Produce a Larger Total Workload for Fathers Than for Mothers? Evidence from Norway

  title={Does Involved Fathering Produce a Larger Total Workload for Fathers Than for Mothers? Evidence from Norway},
  author={Ragni Hege Kitter{\o}d and Marit R{\o}nsen},
  journal={Family Relations},
Objective To compare mothers' and fathers' total workloads within couples with different work-time arrangements in a social democratic welfare state (Norway) and explore possible changes in the 1990s and 2000s. Background Women's double workload in families with two full-time jobs has been well documented. However, some argue that fathers, too, may experience the double burden of market and domestic work as they become more involved in parenting. Method The data are from the Norwegian… Expand
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