Signs of Change? At-Home and Breadwinner Parents' Housework and Child-Care Time.

@article{Chesley2017SignsOC,
  title={Signs of Change? At-Home and Breadwinner Parents' Housework and Child-Care Time.},
  author={Noelle Chesley and Sarah Flood},
  journal={Journal of marriage and the family},
  year={2017},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={
          511-534
        }
}
We analyze American Time Use Survey (ATUS) data to examine patterns in domestic work among at-home and breadwinner parents to further gauge how time availability, relative earnings, and gender shape time use in couples with extreme differences in earnings and work hours. We find that involvement in female-typed housework is an important driver of overall housework time. It is counter-normative housework behavior by at-home fathers that shapes conclusions about how time availability, relative… CONTINUE READING
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