Working wives, working husbands

Front Cover
Published in cooperation with the National Council on Family Relations [by] Sage Publications, 1985 - Social Science - 167 pages
0 Reviews
Using data from two US national studies of how husbands and wives allocate time to housework, Pleck determines the relative degree of overload experienced by working wives. He concludes that although overload still exists, it is on the decline, because 'men's time in the family is increasing while women's is decreasing'. The book raises many significant questions and issues relevant to studies of contemporary society, by examining the ways in which changes in the family occur due to women's employment.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Series Editors Foreword
7
Wives Employment and the Division of Family Work
17
Plan of the Book
24
Copyright

7 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information