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Title Contemporary Motherhood : the Impact of Children on Adult Time.
Imprint Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (198 pages)
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Child rearing -- Study and teaching.
Parenting -- Economic aspects.
Time measurements.
Families -- Research.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Approach, Data and Method; 3 The Time Penalty of Parenthood; 4 Gender Equivalence or Hidden Inequity?; 5 Protecting Parental Time with Kids?; 6 Earning Capacity versus Caring Capacity; 7 Cross-national Comparison of the Impact of Children on Adult Time; 8 Conclusion; References; Appendix; Index.
Summary In this timely book, Lyn Craig employs large-scale quantitative time-use data to provide a unique and comprehensive account of how parenthood affects daily life within households. Suggesting an explanation for why fertility rates are dramatically dropping, this book makes a significant contribution to the debate on contemporary motherhood.
Other Title 9780754649984