These results for young and middle-aged women lead the authors to believe that it is housework
time in conjunction with child care that is the true cause of the wage effects of housework
Uncompensated own-wage elasticities are negative for both husbands' and wives' housework
When adding sleep to the mix, the study revealed that getting too much or too little - defined as under 7 hours or more than 8 hours per night - negated the health benefits of housework
On workdays, parents are more evenly splitting housework
and childcare," notes coauthor Jill Yavorsky.
Then again, when you're living alone if you don't do the housework
, it just doesn't get done.
Childcare/childrearing is similarly subsumed into housework
in some, but not all, of the essays.
In the following article, I outline three literatures that inform this work (masculinities, housework
, and stay-at-home fatherhood) and then draw on key theoretical frameworks to generate hypotheses on an understudied phenomenon: the nature of stay-at-home fathers' housework
behaviors and their feelings about household tasks.
While this brings many benefits, substituting strenuous housework
for sedentary office work may take its toll on the waistline.
As it goes, a fellow named Josh Katz reviewed data from the American Time Use Survey and compared how much housework
and caregiving "nonemployed'' Americans do.
Women are no longer trapped in the home - they can go out to work then come back and start the housework
And, perhaps more to the point, anyone who's ever met a man doesn't need a survey to point out they are inevitably, unrelentingly, unbearably hopeless at housework
Despite the growing involvement of men, women are still doing the lion~s share of housework
across the board.