Family Time : The Social Organization of Care

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Pub. Date: 2002-06-01
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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Summary

those with a general interest in gender studies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Big Picture
The Misallocation of Time
Time Use and Public Policy
Using the Yardstick of Time to Capture Care
Activity, Proximity, or Responsibility?: Measuring parental child care time
Making the Invisible Visible: The life and time(s) of informal caregivers
Valuing Child Care and Elder Care
Bringing Up Bobby and Betty: The inputs and outputs of child care time
Valuing Informal Elder Care
Parenting, Employment and the Pressures of Care
Packaging Care: What happens when children receive non-parental care?
Parenting and Employment: What time-use surveys show
The Rush Hour: The quality of time and gender equity
International Comparisons
Families in Four Countries
Parenthood Without Penalty
Appendix: Details of National Australian Time Use Surveys
Notes on Contributors
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