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Division of Labor in Households

  • By: Sampson Lee Blair
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

The division of household labor involves the allocation of chores among members of a family or household. Household chores include those tasks that are considered necessary to the function of the household and encompass activities such as cooking, cleaning, doing laundry, ...

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