ISBN-10:
0871540932
ISBN-13:
2900871540934
Pub. Date:
10/28/2007
Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation
Changing Rhythms of American Family Life / Edition 1

Changing Rhythms of American Family Life / Edition 1

by Suzanne M. Bianchi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900871540934
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 10/28/2007
Series: American Sociological Association's Rose Series in Sociology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 267
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

SUZANNE M. BIANCHI is professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. JOHN P. ROBINSON is professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. MELISSA A. MILKIE is associate professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Table of Contents


About the Authors     xiii
Acknowledgments     xv
Parenting: How Has It Changed?     1
Measuring Family Time     19
Changing Workloads: Are Parents Busier?     38
Parental Time with Children: More or Less?     59
Housework, Leisure, Personal Care, Relationships: "What Gives" in Busy Families?     89
Gender Equality, Role Specialization, and "The Second Shift": What Do Weekly Diaries Show?     113
Feelings About Time: Parental Stress and Time Pressures     125
Children's Time Use: Too Busy or Not Busy Enough?   Sara Raley     142
Multinational Patterns in Parental Time: How Unique Is the United States?     157
Mothers' Time, Fathers' Time, and Gender Equal Parenting: What Do We Conclude?     169
Reliability and Validity of the Time-Diary Approach     181
Additional Data Sources     185
Multinational Data     190
Tables     204
Notes     223
References     229
Index     241

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