Family Strategies for Meeting Care and Domestic Work Needs: Evidence From Spain

  title={Family Strategies for Meeting Care and Domestic Work Needs: Evidence From Spain},
  author={Cristina Carrasco and M{\`a}rius Dom{\'i}nguez},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  pages={159 - 188}
  • Cristina Carrasco, Màrius Domínguez
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • Feminist Economics
  • Abstract Since the 1980s, women have become joint breadwinners in many households in Spain. This study analyzes whether this change in the labor force participation rate of Spanish women has substantially modified strategies for meeting household needs. Using the 2002–3 Spanish Time Use Survey, this study examines the total (paid and unpaid) work time devoted to satisfying the direct care needs of individuals and the determinants of women's and men's participation in housework. These findings… CONTINUE READING


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