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ERIC Number: EJ694288
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Exit, Voice, and Suffering: Do Couples Adapt to Changing Employment Patterns?
Gershuny, Jonathan; Bittman, Michael; Brice, John
Journal of Marriage and Family, v67 n3 p656-665 Aug 2005
What is the long-term effect of the emerging predominance of the dual-earner family? This study uses data from 3 national household panel surveys-the British Household Panel Survey (N= 16,044), the German Socioeconomic Panel (N= 14,164), and the U.S. Panel Study of Income Dynamics (N= 7,423)which provide, for the first time, clear and direct longitudinal evidence of change in the balance of domestic labor within couples: evidence that women make large adjustments in their domestic work time immediately upon entering full-time paid work and that men exhibit a less obvious pattern of lagged adaptation, showing larger increases in domestic work in successive years.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: British Household Panel Survey