Time for Children, One's Spouse and Oneself among Parents Who Work Nonstandard Hours

  title={Time for Children, One's Spouse and Oneself among Parents Who Work Nonstandard Hours},
  author={Vanessa R. Wight and Vanessa R. Sara B. Suzanne M. Raley and Vanessa R. Sara B. Suzanne M. Bianchi},
  journal={Social Forces},
  pages={243 - 271}
Using data from the 2003 and 2004 American Time Use Surveys, this article examines nonstandard work hours and their relationship to parents' family, leisure and personal care time – informing the discussion of the costs and benefits of working nonstandard hours. The results suggest that parents who work nonstandard evening hours spend less time in some child-related activities than their counterparts who work standard daytime hours, but spend more time and more time alone with children. Married… Expand

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