The Time Use of Mothers in the United States at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Title

The Time Use of Mothers in the United States at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Year

2010

DOI

10.17848/9780880993975

Abstract

Connelly and Kimmel focus on the time use of mothers of preteenaged children in the United States from 2003 to 2006. They explore how mothers use their time in order to better understand their lives, the lives of their partners, and the lives of their children.

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Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. A Descriptive Look at Mothers' Time Use
  3. The Nature of Maternal Caregiving: Is it More Like Leisure or Household Production?
  4. Husbands' Influences on Mothers' Unpaid Time Choices
  5. The Role of Nonstandard Work Hours in Maternal Caregiving
  6. Concluding Remarks

ISBN

9780880993692 (cloth) ; 9780880993685 (pbk.) ; 9780880993975 (ebook)

Subject Areas

EDUCATION; Early childhood; Childcare; LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Work and family balance

The Time Use of Mothers in the United States at the Beginning of the 21st Century

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Connelly, Rachel, and Jean Kimmel. 2010. The Time Use of Mothers in the United States at the Beginning of the 21st Century. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.17848/9780880993975