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Who brings more gender equality in couple’s time use in Hong Kong—co-resident elderly parents or helpers?

Abstract:

In Hong Kong, extended households are declining while households with helpers are increasing. More and more couples resort to hiring helpers instead of living with elderly parents to outsource domestic work. Currently, it is not clear whether elderly parents and helpers would have the same impact on couples’ time use. To fill this gap, the study examines couples’ paid work time and domestic work time, as well as the gender gap in time use in different household types (i.e. couple-only househo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5488-206X
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Chinese Sociological Review Journal website
Publication date:
2021-09-28
Acceptance date:
2021-08-29
DOI:
EISSN:
2162-0563
ISSN:
2162-0555
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1199354
Local pid:
pubs:1199354
Deposit date:
2021-10-13

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