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ERIC Number: EJ916591
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-0303-8300
Gendered Time-Crunch and Work Factors in Denmark
Deding, Mette; Lausten, Mette
Social Indicators Research, v101 n2 p249-253 Apr 2011
Being crunched for time is an important aspect of life quality. Although Denmark is a country known for gender-equality, on average mothers are more time-crunched than fathers. We show this using a representative sample of Danish dual-earner couples with at least one child aged 0-10 years. We analyze the determinants of time-crunch in relation to work factors for the individual as well as the spouse and find significant gender differences. One result is that longer working hours are associated with more time-crunch for both mothers and fathers, whereas the amount of housework only matters for mothers. The results show that men and women have different working conditions, which partly explains the gendered time-crunch.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Denmark