is there really a second shift, and if so, who does it? a time-diary investigation

  title={is there really a second shift, and if so, who does it? a time-diary investigation},
  author={Lyn Craig},
  journal={Feminist Review},
  • L. Craig
  • Published 1 July 2007
  • Economics, Sociology
  • Feminist Review
This paper draws on data from the most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Time Use Survey (TUS) (over 4,000 randomly selected households) to tease out the dimensions of the ‘second shift’. Predictions that as women entered the paid workforce men would contribute more to household labour have largely failed to eventuate. This underpins the view that women are working a second shift because they are shouldering a dual burden of paid and unpaid work. However, time use research seems to… 

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