Time use, exploitation, and the dual-career household: Competing perspectives

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Time use, exploitation, and the dual-career household : Competing perspectives. / Philp, Bruce; Wheatley, Daniel.

In: American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 70, No. 3, 07.2011, p. 587-614.

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title = "Time use, exploitation, and the dual-career household: Competing perspectives",
abstract = "This article evaluates Laibman's reformulation of Marxian exploitation theory, and compares it to two preference-based analyses of household time use (advanced by Becker and Hakim). Using a quantitative Marxist approach, and the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), we show profound dissatisfaction with working hours for members of dual-career households, and inequality, by gender, vis-{\`a}-vis pure consumption time. The results support exploitation-based theories of the household, and cast doubt on such preference-based theories of time use.",
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