Family, Household And Work / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$147.51
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $85.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 52%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (2) from $85.00   
  • New (1) from $167.12   
  • Used (1) from $85.00   

Overview

During the last decades the appearance of a family has changed substantially. Not long ago a typical family consisted of an employed man and a home-managing woman living together for their whole life times, and having one or more children, which primarily were raised by the wife. Today differing living models are much more common than before. House husbands, late motherhood, and a delayed work entry of the children are some of the related phenomena, which at the same time are reasons for and consequences of the changed view on the favorite family. Not surprisingly, this change has provoked much scientific interest. In this book we present a collection of recent economic research work on the resources management and development of families and households respectively. Assorting three general topics, we focus on the time allocation within the household, the family structure and development, and the transition to work of young adults.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540003601
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 8/5/2003
  • Series: Population Economics Series
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 427
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Hamermesh, D.: Timing, togetherness and time windfalls.- Lecocq, S.: The allocation of time and goods in household activities: A test of separability.- Vagstad, S.: On private incentives to acquire household production skills.- Aronsson, T., Daunfeldt, S.-O., Wikström, M.: Estimating intrahousehold allocation in a collective model with household production.- Sousa-Poza, A., Schmid, H., Widmer, R.: The allocation and value of time assigned to housework and child-care: An analysis for Switzerland.- Lundholm, M., Ohlsson, H.: Who takes care of the children? The quantitiy-quality model revisited.- Jenkins, S.: Modelling household income dynamics.- Guariglia, A.: Saving behaviour and earnings uncertainty: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey.- Ermisch, J., Francesconi, M.: Family structure and children's achievements.- Hill, M., Yeung, W-JJ., Duncan, G.: Childhood family structure and young adult behaviors.- McCulloch, A, Joshi, H.: Child development and family resources: Evidence from the second generation of the 1958 British birth cohort.- Martinez-Granada, M., Ruiz-Castillo-J.: The decisions of Spanish youth: A cross-section study.- Garasky, S., Haurin, R., Haurin, D.: Group living decisions as youths transition to adulthood.- Riphahn, R.: Residential location and youth unemployment: The economic geography of school-to-work transitions.- Nilson, O., Risa, A., Torstensen, A.: Transitions from employment among young Norgwegian workers.- Fronstin, P., Greenberg, D., Robins, P.: Parental disruption and the labour market performance of children when they reach adulthood.- Gustafsson, S.: Optimal age at motherhood. Theoretical and empirical considerations on postponement of maternity in Europe.- Kalwij, A.: The effects of female employment status on the presence and number of children.- Ahn, N., Mira, P.: Job bust, baby bust?: Evidence from Spain.- Adair, L., Guilkey, D., Bisgrove, E., Gultiano, S.: Effect of childbearing on Filipino women's work hours and earnings.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)