Changing patterns in parental time use in the UK
- Document type
- Wishart, Robert; Dunatchik, Allison; Speight, Svetlana
- Date of publication
- 1 March 2019
- Families, Children and Young People, Education and Skills, Social Policy, Employment
- Social welfare
- Material type
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The research aims of this briefing paper are to:
Analyse how patterns of mothers’ and fathers’ time use have changed in the UK over the past 15 years.
Examine the role of individual and household circumstances in how parents use their time.
Explore the relationship between time-use patterns and parental wellbeing including parents’ enjoyment of childcare and other activities.
Assess the role of flexible working in shaping parental time-use patterns and supporting greater wellbeing.
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