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ERIC Number: EJ619074
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0730-8884
Overworked Individuals or Overworked Families? Explaining Trends in Work, Leisure, and Family Time.
Jacobs, Jerry A.; Gerson, Kathleen
Work and Occupations: An International Sociological Journal, v28 n1 p40-63 Feb 2001
Data from the 1970 and 1997 Current Population Survey demonstrate that, more than changes in working hours, the shift from male-breadwinner to dual-earner and single-parent households has increased concern for family-work balance. Research should focus on combined work schedules of family members rather than changes in individual work patterns. (Author/SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue on Time at Work: Implications of Changing Patterns of Time Use for the Sociology of Work.