Mark Western

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9 Jul 2009

This paper examines data from the Households, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey and the British Household Panel Study (BHPS) to investigate the impact of lifecourse pathways on domestic labour time.


25 Jul 2008

Recent changes in the labour force participation rates of men and women give rise to new questions regarding the division of labour in Australian families. Over the last few decades we have seen a marked increase in the labour force participation rates of women and...


19 Dec 2006

This study investigates gender differences in the associations between social characteristics and men’s and women’s reports of which spouse initiated marital separation. Using retrospective data on 9,147 first marriages from the Household Income and Labor Dynamics in Australia survey (2001), we find that some social...



13 Sep 2005

Have Australians become more conservative over the past decade? Rachel Gibson, Shaun Wilson, Gabrielle Meagher, David Denemark and Mark Western, the editors of Australian Social Attitudes: The First Report , outline their sometimes surprising findings.

AUSTRALIANS and their policy-makers demand sophisticated insights into...

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