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April 2002, Vol. 125, No. 4
Synchronicity in the work schedules of working couples
John P. Robinson
Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park.
Professor of Sociology, Laboratoire de Sociologie Quantitative at CREST-INSEE, Paris, France.
The work grids collected by the National Statistical Institute (INSEE) in France reveal a wide variety of ways that dual-earner couples schedule their work and family lives; also, a new index can be used to measure the extent of synchronicity in a couple’s work hours.
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