Working women and the division of household tasks

Hedges, Janice Neipert; Barnett, Jeanne K.
April 1972
Monthly Labor Review;Apr72, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p9
Academic Journal
Discusses how working mothers in the United States handle their family responsibilities. Increase in the number of working mothers from 1951 to 1971; Ways in which women share their household tasks with other members of their families; Indicators of the extent and nature of a mother's responsibilities toward her children.


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