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

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.

Files

Download 1. Introduction (184 KB)

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

978-0-88099-369-2 (cloth) ; 978-0-88099-368-5 (pbk)

Subject Areas

EDUCATION and TRAINING; Early childhood; Childcare; EMPLOYMENT and COMPENSATION

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

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