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Household Divisions of Labour

Teamwork, Gender and Time

  • Elisa Rose Birch
  • Anh T. Le
  • Paul W. Miller
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Elisa Rose Birch, Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller
    Pages 1-2
  3. Elisa Rose Birch, Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller
    Pages 3-14
  4. Elisa Rose Birch, Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller
    Pages 15-41
  5. Elisa Rose Birch, Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller
    Pages 42-79
  6. Elisa Rose Birch, Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller
    Pages 80-120
  7. Elisa Rose Birch, Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller
    Pages 121-179
  8. Elisa Rose Birch, Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller
    Pages 180-221
  9. Elisa Rose Birch, Anh T. Le, Paul W. Miller
    Pages 222-225
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 226-251

About this book

Introduction

This book investigates the extent of gender inequality in the division of labour in the modern household. Through comparisons of the time allocations of single couple families without children, couple families with children and lone parents, a comprehensive account of the evolution of gender inequality over a typical lifecourse is presented.

Keywords

children evolution Familie gender

Editors and affiliations

  • Elisa Rose Birch
    • 1
  • Anh T. Le
    • 1
  • Paul W. Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Western AustraliaAustralia

About the editors

ELISA ROSE BIRCH is Assistant Professor in the Economics Program at the University of Western Australia. Her research interests include labour supply, the economics of the family, wage differentials and educational outcomes.
 
ANH T. LE is Assistant Professor in the Economics Program at the University of Western Australia. Her research interests include labour market outcomes of female immigrants, educational attainment, self-employment and the labour market activities of ex-offenders.
 
PAUL W. MILLER is Professor in the Economics Program at the University of Western Australia. His primary research interest is in labour economics, particularly as it relates to educational attainment and gender. His recent publications include The Economics of Language: International Analyses' (co-authored).

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