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February 2008, Vol. 131, No. 2
Gender and nonstandard work hours in 12 European countries
Harriet B. Presser
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
Graduate student, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
Janet C. Gornick
Graduate student, Professor in the Political Science Department, Baruch College, City University of New York.
Labor force surveys conducted in several European countries in 2005 indicate high levels of nonstandard work hours, varying by gender; by contrast, nonstandard work hours for both men and women vary little by whether they have or do not have children.
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