Time Use And Transfers In The Americas: Producing, Consuming, And Sharing Time Across Generations And Genders by B. Piedad UrdinolaTime Use And Transfers In The Americas: Producing, Consuming, And Sharing Time Across Generations And Genders by B. Piedad Urdinola

Time Use And Transfers In The Americas: Producing, Consuming, And Sharing Time Across Generations…

byB. Piedad UrdinolaEditorJorge A. Tovar

Hardcover | April 4, 2019

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This book provides a comparison of the measurement in time and monetary units of unpaid domestic work in Colombia, Costa Rica, Uruguay, and the Hispanic ethnicity in the United States. A standardized technique allows the development of comparable estimates across countries per age and gender which reveal specific behavioral patterns over the life cycle. A mixture of economic conditions, social norms, and demographic trends provide insightful explanations for the unequal burden that women and girls carry when dealing with unpaid domestic activities, an economically significant but traditionally neglected activity. As such, the book is of interested to practitioners in all social sciences, particularly sociologists, demographers, economists, and policymakers.

B. Piedad Urdinola is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics of the National University of Colombia-Bogotá. She holds a Ph.D. in Demography at the University of Berkeley. Recipient of the Tinker Visiting Professor at Stanford University (2011) and Visiting Professor Santo Domingo at the University of Harvard (2015). Its...
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Title:Time Use And Transfers In The Americas: Producing, Consuming, And Sharing Time Across Generations…Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:144 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 4, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3030118053

ISBN - 13:9783030118051

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Introduction.- Chapter 1. Time Use Differences and Similarities between Developed and Emerging Economies in the Americas: Gretchen Donehower, B.Piedad Urdinola, Jorge A. Tovar.- Chapter 2. Home and Market Production Time Use Differentials in Colombia: B. Piedad Urdinola, Jorge A. Tovar.- Chapter 3. Time Use Patterns by Educational Level in Costa Rica: Pamela Jimémez-Fontana.- Chapter 4. Gender Differences in Home Production in Uruguay: Cecilia Lara, Cecilia González, Marisa Bucheli.- Chapter 5. Gender and Work for US Residents of Latin American and Caribbean Ancestry: Gretchen Donehouwer.- Conclusions and final observations: B. Piedad Urdinola, Jorge A. Tovar.