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Mark Western

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Conference paper

9 Jul 2009
66

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.

Report

25 Jul 2008
228

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...

Report

19 Dec 2006
33

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...

Commentary

Article

13 Sep 2005
182

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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