Chores - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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Household and other tasks of daily living.

Every household has a certain amount of chores that need to get done. Some are more or less daily tasks, like cooking and washing dishes, some are big seasonal jobs, such as shoveling snow or cleaning gutters, others, like dusting or mopping, may only get done depending on how much time you have and how clean you like it. A family may not have an explicit system for assigning chores, but there may be an unspoken agreement or custom. Recent research has shown that women still do the majority of housework in America, even in families where both partners work full time. And resentment over perceived unfairness in the division of housework and child care is a frequent cause of tension in marriages. If children are expected to share in housework, parents may want to come up with a fair and...

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