We also asked participants to assess the extent to which she or he might be judged negatively by unexpected visitors-extended family, bosses and friends-and how much responsibility they believed Jennifer or John would bear for housework
if they were working full-time and living alone, working full-time and married with children, or a married, stay-at-home parent.
"It showed married couple share childcare duties more equally than other housework
duties," the authors of the study said.
"I love my family so much and I hate that I have to spend so much of my time doing housework
While a women's entry into the labour force in Pakistan is constrained by several socioeconomic and cultural factors including education levels, lack of transport, and familial restrictions, it is housework
The cleaner we spoke to said: "Most of the time the man will sit and watch while you do the housework
. I have never had awkwardness at all.
When it came to looking at the effects of housework
on health, Adjei and Brand found that elderly adults who spent between 3 and 6 hours on housework
every day were 25 percent more likely to report good health, compared with those who spent just 1-2 hours doing housework
"On workdays, parents are more evenly splitting housework
and childcare," notes coauthor Jill Yavorsky.
One of the weaknesses of the book is that housework
is never defined or delimited.
Research Question 1: What housework
(amount and type) do you complete in a typical day?
Advances in technology also meant the housework
she does do is likely to be lighter than in past.
Dr Clare Lyonette from the university's Institute of Employment Research found some women believe men can't do the housework
Women have long been annoyed that they do more housework
than men, as demonstrated by many studies, but now they are really steamed.