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Introduction

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book explores the development of wage labour in agriculture in India, particularly in Tamil Nadu. It considers the role of agricultural growth and its impact on agricultural-labour households. ... More


Gender At Home

Cecilia L. Ridgeway

in Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755776
eISBN:
9780199894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755776.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how the framing effects of gender on social relations in the home contribute to the persistence of inequality in the household division of labor despite changes in women's ... More


Mother

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines rural Chinese women's experiences with fieldwork and household labor. It explains that during the 1950s, financial and political necessity required that women show up each day ... More


Mothers and their households

Gillian Pascall and Anna Kwak

in Gender regimes in transition in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424204
eISBN:
9781447302414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424204.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the relations between mothers and their households in the context of the many pressures on parents in contemporary Poland. Traditional methods of time and money management ... More


Working and parenting in the middle years

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses changes in the ‘middle years’ when people expend most energy caring for those who are younger or older, while also working and contributing taxes that enable the state to ... More


Introduction

Vanessa H. May

in Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834770
eISBN:
9781469603094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877906_may.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book focuses on what's rotten in the kitchens of America's middle class. Whenever Vassar College historian Lucy Maynard Salmon was in the company of women, talk always turned to the problem of ... More


Concluding Thoughts on the Societal Context of Housework

Sonja Drobnič

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The increased participation of women in the labor market and other public spheres have changed the patterns of domestic work, resulting in a widespread pattern of men doing more housework and women ... More


Queering Family Labor: Managing Households, Relationships, and Transitions

Carla A. Pfeffer

in Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199908059
eISBN:
9780190656355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908059.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses centrally on cis women’s reported household, childcare, and emotional labor within their partnerships and families with trans men. While a considerable number of studies document ... More


The Labor Market Impact of the Working Families’ Tax Credit

Richard Blundell, Alan Duncan, Julian McCrae, and Costas Meghir

in Labor Supply and Taxation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198749806
eISBN:
9780191814082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749806.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyses the impact of the Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) on working hours and employment. In 1998, the UK Chancellor, Gordon Brown introduced the Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) ... More


Can State Policies Produce Equality in Housework?

Shirley Dex

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers whether it is possible to devise effective state policies to achieve equality in household labor between men and women. It begins by examining the types of policy interventions ... More


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