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Title Family time : the social organization of care / edited by Nancy Folbre and Michael Bittman.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.

Series Routledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics ; 2
Routledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics ; 2.
Subject Families -- Time management -- Economic aspects.
Caregivers -- Time management -- Economic aspects.
Child care -- Economic aspects.
Older people -- Home care -- Economic aspects.
Work and family.
Feminist economics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Folbre, Nancy.
Bittman, Michael.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 242 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The big picture; A theory of the misallocation of time; Family time and public policy in the United States; Using the yardstick of time to capture care; Activity, proximity, or responsibility? Measuring parental childcare time; Making the invisible visible: the life and time(s) of informal caregivers; Valuing childcare and elder care; Bringing up Bobby and Betty: the inputs and outputs of childcare time; Valuing informal elder care.
Summary In this volume, leading experts in analysis of time use from across the globe explore the interface between time use and family policy. They show how social institutions limit the choices that individuals can make about how to divide their time.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 020341165X (electronic bk.)
9780203411650 (electronic bk.)
0415310105 (Paper)
0415310091 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 56578575
Additional Format Print version: Family time. London ; New York : Routledge, 2004 0415310091 0415310105 (DLC) 2003063604 (OCoLC)53797135