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Author Connelly, Rachel.

Title The time use of mothers in the United States at the beginning of the 21st century [electronic resource] / Rachel Connelly, Jean Kimmel.

Imprint Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 165 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction : Book overview ; Overview of the ATUS [American Time Use Survey] ; Historical time use trends of mothers ; Policy implications of time use studies -- 2. A descriptive look at mothers' time use : Further description of the ATUS ; Mothers' time use on a typical day ; Time use on a typical day by the age of the youngest child ; Descriptive evidence concerning alternative caregiving measures ; Time use differences by marital status ; Time use differences by employment status ; Time use patterns of mothers compared to nonmothers ; Time use patterns of mothers compared to fathers ; The time of day pattern of caregiving time ; Summary of the descriptive look at mothers' child caregiving time -- 3. The nature of maternal caregiving: is it more like leisure or household production? : Maternal time allocation ; Data and estimation strategy ; Regression results ; Summary -- 4. Husbands' influences on mothers' unpaid time choices : Previous research on married couples' joint time use decision making ; Theoretical underpinnings and equation specification ; Mothers' nonmarket time use patterns ; Regression findings ; Conclusion -- 5. The role of nonstandard work hours in maternal caregiving : Nonstandard employment and its implications for caregiving ; Choosing caregiving minutes with a consideration for schedules ; Further descriptive statistics concerning caregiving and nonstandard employment ; Empirical model ; Determinants of weekday caregiving minutes for working mothers by work schedule ; Considering the minutes of caregiving in the peak morning and evening time slots ; Conclusions -- 6. Concluding remarks -- Appendices : A. ATUS time use categories included in five aggregate time uses ; B. The categorization of time as child caregiving according to the ATUS survey coding rules ; C. Methods used to construct price of time variables ; D. Theoretical model used in chapter 4.
Summary This book focuses on the time use of mothers of preteenaged children in the United States from 2003 to 2006. We explore how mothers at the start of the twenty-first century are using their time in order to better understand their lives, the lives of their partners, and the lives of their children. Differences in the time choices American mothers make will have important implications for their own well-being and the well-being of family members. The study of maternal time use is hugely important because of the relationship between quality caregiving and child well-being. Additionally, employers looking for new labor pools are also affected by the time use choices of mothers of young children because 60 percent of American mothers with young children are employed. The time choices of mothers in the United States also affect policymakers' thinking about things such as educational policy, the role that taxes play in the allocation of time between paid and unpaid activities, and possible expansion of publicly funded preschool - Introduction.
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Subject Mothers -- Time management -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Chronological Term 2000 - 2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Electronic books.
Added Author Kimmel, Jean.
Other Form: Print version: Connelly, Rachel. Time use of mothers in the United States at the beginning of the 21st century. Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2010 9780880993685 (DLC) 2010036017 (OCoLC)489009258
ISBN 9781441680396 (electronic bk.)
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