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Dividing the domestic : men, women, and household work in cross-national perspective

Author: Judith Treas; Sonja Drobnič
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in social inequality.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates how culture and country characteristics permeate our households and our private lives. This book introduces novel frameworks for understanding why the household remains a bastion of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Treas; Sonja Drobnič
ISBN: 9780804763578 0804763577
OCLC Number: 434439368
Description: xv, 261 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Why study housework? / Judith Treas --
Trends in housework / Liana C. Sayer --
Women's employment and housework / Tanja van der Lippe --
The politics of housework / Lynn Prince Cooke --
Can state policies produce equality in housework? / Shirley Dex --
Economic inequality and housework / Sanjiv Gupta [and others] --
Cultural and institutional contexts / Birgit Pfau-Effinger --
Beliefs about maternal employment / Maria Charles and Erin Cech --
The institution of marriage / Carrie Yodanis --
Pair relationships and housework / Karl Alexander Röhler and Johannes Huinink --
Men's and women's reports about housework / Claudia Geist --
Concluding thoughts on the societal context of housework / Sonja Drobnič.
Series Title: Studies in social inequality.
Responsibility: edited by Judith Treas and Sonja Drobnič.

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"Overall, this book is a wonderful resource for scholars interested in gender, paid and domestic labor, and cross-national comparison. The book is especially strong on the comparison of countries Read more...

 
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