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Council on Contemporary Families

Managing the Household is a Stressor for Mothers But Not Fathers

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Managing the Household is a Stressor for Mothers But Not Fathers

A briefing paper prepared for the Council on Contemporary Families by Richard Petts, Professor, Department of Sociology, Ball State University, and Daniel L. Carlson, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Consumer Studies, and University of Utah.

happy parents

Parker Muzzerall

Playing in the Dirt

Taylor Hartson

Curators

Mahala Miller

TSP brings social science to broader public visibility and influence.

The Society Pages (TSP) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and supported by individual donors.

TSP consists of in-house “TSP HQ” articles, blogs, and podcasts; our “Community Pages”; and content produced by our partners.

TSP HQ

Produced directly by TSP editorial team and our wonderful authors and contributors, all of this original work is freely available online.

New and exciting research from the journals, vetted and summarized by the TSP graduate editorial board.

Podcast conversations with top social scientists about their research and the social world.

TSP Features

Long-form articles meant to give a broad, social scientific view on an issue or topic without the usual academic jargon.

Sociology and sociologists in the news.

Offering up great research from across the social sciences that speaks to the big events of the day.

Highlighting great content from The Society Pages and beyond.

Community Pages

Lively and engaging social science blogs written by academics who share our passion for sharing the sociological imagination in an open, accessible manner.

Compelling and timely imagery that spans the breadth of sociological inquiry.

We live in a cyborg society. This blog chronicles our new, augmented reality.

Thinking through everyday lives with feminist sociological lenses.

Chris and Doug

Our team is made up of editors-in-chief Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen; graduate editor Mahala Miller; special projects coordinator Neeraj RajasekarJon Smajda, our web editor; and an accomplished (and all-volunteer!) student board.

Meet the Team

Submissions

Want to contribute to TSP? We're looking for research-based content (i.e. no op-eds). Writing should be geared towards a public audience and around 2,000 words. Figures and charts are welcome.

Email tsp@thesocietypages.org

Our Partners

We get by with a little help from our friends.

TSP hosts contexts.org, the website for Contexts magazine, the public engagement journal of the American Sociological Society.

Compelling and timely imagery that spans the breadth of sociological inquiry.

Short articles and resources on both global suffering and suffering-alleviation.

Over the past two decades, the Council on Contemporary Families has built an outstanding reputation as a go-to source for authoritative social research on family life.