Housework task hierarchies in 32 countries

Tai, Tsui-o and Treas, Judith (2013) Housework task hierarchies in 32 countries. European Sociological Review, 29 4: 780-791. doi:10.1093/esr/jcs057

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Author Tai, Tsui-o
Treas, Judith
Title Housework task hierarchies in 32 countries
Journal name European Sociological Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0266-7215
Publication date 2013-08
Year available 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1093/esr/jcs057
Open Access Status
Volume 29
Issue 4
Start page 780
End page 791
Total pages 12
Place of publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Oxford University Press
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract This paper examines participation in female-typed household tasks by husbands in 32 countries in the 2002 International Social Survey Program. Mokken scaling shows widespread and systematic ordering of married men’s performance of stereotypically female tasks, a hierarchy which is obscured by conventional measures of couples’ task-sharing. The hierarchy gives rise to a typology of men’s conformity to the social conventions of this task hierarchy. Multilevel, multinomial models test hypotheses on the micro-level predictors of husbands’ pattern of housework participation, as well as expectations for country differences.
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Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Published online 21 June 2012.

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