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Family time : the social organization of care

Author: Nancy Folbre; Michael Bittman
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series: Routledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the central issues within feminist economics is unpaid work. There is a strong feeling that conventional economics fails to properly measure the benefits to society of looking after a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Folbre; Michael Bittman
ISBN: 0415310091 9780415310093 0415310105 9780415310109 9780203411650 020341165X
OCLC Number: 53797135
Description: ix, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Theory of the misallocation of time / Nancy Folbre --
Family time and public policy in the United States / Timothy M. Smeeding and Joseph T. Marchand --
Activity, proximity, or responsibility? Measuring parental childcare time / Michelle J. Budio and Nancy Folbre --
Making the invisible, visible / Michael Bittman [and others] --
Bringing up Bobby and Betty / Duncan Ironmonger --
Valuing informal elder care / Douglas A. Wolf --
Packaging care / Michael Bittman, Lyn Craig, and Nancy Folbre --
Parenting and employment / Michael Bittman --
Rush hour / Michael Bittman and Judy Wajcman --
Tale of dual-earner families in four countries / Shelley Pacholok and Anne H. Gauthier --
Parenthood without penalty / Michael Bittman.
Series Title: Routledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics, 2.
Responsibility: [edited by] Nancy Folbre & Michael Bittman.
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"Eleven papers critically analyze the social organization of time devoted to the care of family members, especially young children and the elderly."-"Journal of Economic Literature, 12/2004

 
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