Scientia Professor Lyn Craig

Adjunct Professor
B.A. Massey, Dip Soc. Wk. Victoria, Dip Bus St. Massey, B Soc. Sci (Hons) Phd UNSW FASSA
Social Policy Research Centre

Contact

+61 2 9385 7842
+61 2 9385 7838
Room 250, Goodsell Building
Kensington Campus
Fields: Social Policy, Family and Household Studies
Tags: Work and Family Responsibilities

Scientia Professor Lyn Craig is Director and Professorial Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales. Her interests include the time impacts of children, care, and social reproduction; motherhood, fatherhood, and gender equity; the division of domestic labour, work-family balance and comparative family and social policy. She serves on the ARC College of Experts, the Editorial Boards of the American Sociological Review and Social Problems, is an Associate Editor of Feminist Economics, and is on the Associate Editorial Board of Work, Employment and Society. She is an Affiliate of the Centre for Time Use Research, Oxford University,  a member of the Executive Council of the International Association for Time Use Research, the ABS Gender Statistics Advisory Board and the NSW Advisory Council for Women's Economic Opportunity. She is an elected Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

HDR Supervision: Professor Craig welcomes PhD candidates with an interest in care, work-family balance, time use, motherhood, fatherhood, gender equity, the gendered division of labour, fertility, life course transitions, the intersections between the family and the economy, paid and unpaid work, and welfare regime analysis, comparative family and social policy

B.A. Massey, Dip Soc. Wk. Victoria Univ. of Wellington, Dip Bus St. Massey, B Soc. Sci (Hons) Phd UNSW.

Publications

Book

Craig, L. (2007) Contemporary Motherhood: The Impact of Children on Adult Time Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing

Journal articles:

Melzer, A., Muir, K.. and Craig, L. (forthcoming) 'The role of trusted adults in young people’s social and economic lives’ Youth and Society online first DOI: 10.1177/0044118X16637610

Craig, L. and Powell, A. (forthcoming) ‘Shares of housework between mothers, fathers and young people: routine and non-routine housework, doing housework for oneself and others’ Social Indicators Research online first DOI: 10.1007/s11205-016-1539-3

 Smyth, C. and Craig, L(2017) 'Conforming to intensive parenting ideals: willingness, reluctance and social contexts'  Families, Relationships and Societies 6(1) 107-124

Smith, J., Javanparast, S., and Craig, L. (2017) 'Bringing babies and breasts into workplaces’ - Support for breastfeeding mothers in workplaces and childcare services at the Australian National University' Breasfeeding Review 25(1) 45-56

Craig, L. and Brown, J. (2017) 'Feeling rushed: gendered time quality, work hours, work schedules and spousal crossover' Journal of Marriage and Family.79(1) 225-242

 Argyrous, G,, Craig, L. and Rahman, S. (2017) ‘The effect of a first born child on work and childcare time allocation: Pre-post analysis of Australian couples’ Social Indicators Research 131(2) 831-851

Craig, L., Perales, P., Vidal Torre, S. and Baxter, J. (2016) 'Domestic Outsourcing, Housework and Subjective Time Pressure: New Insights from Longitudinal Data'  Journal of Marriage and Family 78(5) 1224-1236

Melzer, A., Muir, K.. and Craig, L. (2016) 'Being trusted: The perspectives of trusted adults about engaging with young people' Children and Youth Services Review  63 58-66

Craig, L., Powell, A. and Brown, J. (2016) 'Gender patterns in domestic labour among young adults in different living arrangements' Journal of Sociology 52(4) 772-788

Craig, L. and Baxter, J, (2016) 'Domestic  outsourcing, housework  shares and subjective  time pressure: gender differences in the correlates of hiring help' Social Indicators Research 125 (1) 271-288 

Craig, L. and Jenkins, B. (2016) 'Grandparental childcare in Australia: Gender differences in the correlates of providing regular grandparental care while parents work' Community Work and Family 19 (3) 281-302

Craig, Land Jenkins, B. (2016) ‘The composition of parents’ and grandparents’ childcare time: gender and generational patterns in activity, multitasking and co-presence’ Ageing and Society 36(4) 785-810

Craig, L. (2015) 'How mothers and fathers allocate time to children: trends, resources and policy context'  National Council on Family Relations Family Focus Report Special Issue on Family Resource Management Spring 2015

Powell, A. and Craig, L. (2015) 'Gender differences in working at home and time use patterns: evidence from Australia' Work, Employment and Society 29 (4) 571-589

Craig, L., Powell, A. and Brown, J. (2015) 'Co-resident parents and young people aged 15-34: who does what housework?' Social Indicators Research  121 (2) 569-588

Craig, L. and Brown, J, (2015)  'Nonstandard employment and non-work activities, time alone and with others:  can weekend workers make up lost time?' Journal of Industrial Relations 57 (1) 3-23

Craig, L. and Brown, J. (2014) 'Weekend work and leisure time with family and friends: who misses out?' Journal of Marriage and Family 76 (4) 710-7277

Craig, L., Powell, A. and Smyth, C. (2014) 'Towards intensive parenting? Changes in the composition and determinants of mothers and fathers' time with children 1992-2006' British Journal of Sociology 65 (3) 555-579

Roeters, A. and Craig, L. (2014)  Part time work, women's work-life conflict and job satisfaction: a comparison of Australia, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and the UK', International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55 (3) 185-203

Smith, J., McIntyre, E., Craig, L., Javanparast, S., Strazdins, L. and Mortensen, K. (2013) 'Workplace support, breastfeeding, and health',  Family Matters 93 58-73

Craig, L., and Mullan, K. (2013) 'Parental leisure time: a gender comparison in five countries' Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society 20 (3) 329-357

Craig, L., and Powell, A. (2013) 'Non-parental childcare, time pressure and the gendered division of paid work, domestic work and parental childcare' Community, Work and Family 16 (1) 100-119

Smith, J., Javanparast, S., McIntyre, E., Craig, L., Mortensen, K., and Koh, C. (2013) 'Discrimination against breastfeeding mothers in childcare' Australian Journal of Labour Economics 16 (1) 65-90

Craig, L., Powell, A. and Cortis, N. (2012), 'Self-employment, work-family time and the gender division of labour', Work, Employment and Society 26 (5) 716-734

Hewitt, B., Craig, L., and Baxter, J. (2012), 'Family, work and wellbeing over the life course' Journal of Population Research 29 (4) 289-292

Craig, L., and Mullan, K. (2012) 'Australian fathers' work and family time in comparative and temporal perspective' Journal of Family Studies 18 (2-3): 165-174

Craig, L., and Powell, A. (2012), 'Dual-earner parents' work-family time: the effects of atypical work patterns and formal non-parental care' Journal of Population Research 29 (3): 229-247

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2012), 'Lone and couple mothers’ childcare time within context in four countries’, European Sociological Review 28 (4): 512-526

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2012), 'Shared parent-child leisure time in four countries', Leisure Studies 31 (2): 211-229

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2011), 'How mothers and fathers share childcare: a cross-national time-use comparison', American Sociological Review 76 (6): 834-861

Craig, L. and Powell, A. (2011), 'Nonstandard work schedules, work-family balance and the gendered division of childcare' , Work, Employment and Society 25 (2): 274-291

Craig, L. and Siminski, P. (2011), ‘If men do more housework, do their wives have more babies?’, Social Indicators Research, 101 (2): 255-258

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2010), 'Parenthood, gender and work-family time in USA, Australia, Italy, France and Denmark', Journal of Marriage and Family 72 (5): 1344-1361

Craig, L. and Siminski, P. (2010), ‘Men’s housework, women’s housework and second births in Australia’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society , 17 (2): 235-266.

Craig, L., Mullan, K. and Blaxland, M. (2010), 'Parenthood, policy and work-family time in Australia 1992-2006' Work, Employment and Society 24 (1): 1-19.

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2009), 'The policeman and the part-time sales assistant: household labour supply, family time and subjective time pressure in Australia 1997-2006Journal of Comparative Family Studies 40 (4): 545-560.

Craig, L. and Sawrikar, P. (2009), ‘Work and family: how does the (gender) balance change as children grow?’Gender, Work and Organisation 16 (6): 684-709

Mullan, K. and Craig, L. (2009), ‘Harmonising extended measures of parental childcare in the time-diaries of four countries: proximity versus responsibility’ electronic International Journal for Time Use Research 6 (1): 48-72

Craig, L. (2008) ‘Valuing by doing: policy options to promote sharing the care’ (PDF) Journal of the Association of Research on Mothering (special issue on ‘Care-giving and care-work: theory and practice’) 10 (1): 45-56.

Craig, L. and Sawrikar, P. (2008), 'Satisfaction with work-family balance for parents of early adolescents compared to parents of younger children‘ Journal of Family Studies 14: 91–106.

Craig, L. and Bittman, M. (2008), The incremental time costs of children: an analysis of children’s impact on adult time use in Australia’ Feminist Economics 14 (2): 57-85

Craig, L. (2007), 'Is there really a "second shift", and if so, who does it? A time-diary investigation' Feminist Review 86 (1) 149-170.

Craig, L. (2007), 'How employed mothers in Australia find time for both market work and childcare', Journal of Family and Economic Issues 28 (1): 69-87.

Craig, L. (2006), 'Parental education, time in paid work and time with children: an Australian time-diary analysis', British Journal of Sociology 57 (4): 553-575 (Named in Kanter Top 20 2008 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research)

Craig, L. (2006), 'Do time use patterns influence fertility decisions? A cross-national inquiry' electronic International Journal for Time Use Research 3 (1): 60-88

Craig, L. (2006), 'Children and the revolution: a time-diary analysis of the impact of motherhood on daily workload' Journal of Sociology 42 (2): 125-143.

Craig, L. (2006), 'Does father care mean fathers share? A comparison of how mothers and fathers in intact families spend time with children', Gender and Society, 20 (2): 259-281 (Honorable Mention 2008 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research).

Craig, L, (2006), 'The money or the care? A comparison of couple and sole parent households' time allocation to work and children', Australian Journal of Social Issues 40 (4) 521-540.

Book sections:

Craig, L. (forthcoming) Gender, Economics and Unpaid Work in Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics,  D. C. Poff and A. C. Michalos (eds) Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics, Springer

Craig, L.,  Brown, J., Strazdins, L. and Jun, J. (2017) 'Is it just too hard? Gender time symmetry in market and nonmarket work and subjective time pressure in Australia, Finland and Korea' in Connelly, R. and Kongar, E. “Gender and Time Use in a Global Context: The Economics of Employment and Unpaid Labor” Palgrave MacMillan: USA 

Craig. L. and Habgood, R. (forthcoming) ‘The Division of Labor’ in Shockley, K, Shen, W. and Johnson, R. (eds) Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface, Cambridge University Press, UK

Craig, L., and Powell, A.  (2017) ‘Housework in multigenerational households in which adult children live with their parents’ in Liu, E. and Easthope, H. (eds) Living with the family: Multigenerational households in Australian cities, Ashgate, UK

Craig, L. and Brown, J. (2016) The Multitasking Parent: Time Penalties, Dimensions and Gender Differences’ in Kalenkoski, C. and Foster, G. (eds)The Economics of Multitasking, Palgrave MacMillan: USA 

Muir, K., Jenkins, B. and Craig, L. (2015) Young People on or Over the NEET Cliff Edge in TeReile, K. and Gorur, R. (eds) Interrogating conceptions of vulnerable youth in theory, policy and practice, Sense Publishers 

Grace, M. and Craig, L. (2014) Creating conceptual tools for change: Marilyn Waring’s influence in Australia, in Bjørnholt, Margunn and McKay, Ailsa (eds.) Counting on Marilyn Waring—new advances in feminist economics Demeter Press: Toronto

Craig, L. (2014), ‘Time use studies’ in The SAGE Handbook of Child Research Melton, G., Ben-Arieh, A and Cashmore, J. (eds.) pp. 471-486 New York, Sage

Craig, L. (2012), ‘Home and work: unpaid domestic labour’ in Berryman, R., (ed.) International Encyclopaedia of Housing and Home, pp 456-461, New York, Elsevier

Craig, L. (2010), ‘Unpaid work’ in O’Reilly, A., (ed.) Encyclopaedia of Motherhood, Volume 3, pp. 1232-1233, New York, Sage.

Bittman, M., Craig, L., and Folbre, N. (2004), 'Packaging care: what happens when parents utilize non-parental childcare’, in Folbre, N. and Bittman, M. (eds) Family Time: The Social Organization of Care, pp. 133–151, London, Routledge.

 

Research

Scientia Professor Lyn Craig is Director and ARC Future Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales. Her interests include the time impacts of children, care, and social reproduction; motherhood, fatherhood, and gender equity; the division of domestic labour, work-family balance and comparative family and social policy. She has held seven Australian Research Council grants including three fellowships and is a member of the Executive Council of the International Association for Time Use Research, the ABS Gender Statistics Advisory Board and the NSW Advisory Council for Women's Economic Opportunity. Scientia Professor Craig is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA).

B.A. Massey, Dip Soc. Wk. Victoria Univ. of Wellington, Dip Bus St. Massey, B Soc. Sci (Hons) Phd UNSW.

Publications

Book

Craig, L. (2007) Contemporary Motherhood: The Impact of Children on Adult Time Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing

Journal articles:

Craig, L.,  Powell, A. and Brown, J. (2014) 'Co-resident parents and young people aged 15-34: who does what housework?' Social Indicators Research  published online first 12/5/14  DOI 10.1007/s11205-014-0643-5

Craig, L., Powell, A. and Smyth, C. (2014) 'Towards intensive parenting? Changes in the composition and determinants of mothers and fathers' time with children 1992-2006' British Journal of Sociology published online first 17/03/2014  DOI: 10.1111/1468-4446.12035

Craig, L. and Brown, J. (2014) 'Weekend work and leisure time with family and friends: who misses out?' Journal of Marriage and Family 76 (4) 710-727

Roeters, A. and Craig, L. (2014)  Part time work, women's work-life conflict and job satisfaction: a comparison of Australia, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and the UK', International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55 (3): 185-203

Smith, J., McIntyre, E., Craig, L., Javanparast, S., Strazdins, L. and Mortensen, K. (2013) 'Workplace support, breastfeeding, and health',  Family Matters 93 58-73

Craig, L., and Mullan, K. (2013) 'Parental leisure time: a gender comparison in five countries' Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society 20 (3) 329-357

Craig, L., and Powell, A. (2013) 'Non-parental childcare, time pressure and the gendered division of paid work, domestic work and parental childcare' Community, Work and Family 16 (1) 100-119

Smith, J., Javanparast, S., McIntyre, E., Craig, L., Mortensen, K., and Koh, C. (2013) 'Discrimination against breastfeeding mothers in childcare' Australian Journal of Labour Economics 16 (1) 65-90

Craig, L., Powell, A. and Cortis, N. (2012), 'Self-employment, work-family time and the gender division of labour', Work, Employment and Society 26 (5) 716 - 734

Hewitt, B., Craig, L., and Baxter, J. (2012), 'Family, work and wellbeing over the life course' Journal of Population Research 29 (4) 289-292

Craig, L., and Mullan, K. (2012) 'Australian fathers' work and family time in comparative and temporal perspective' Journal of Family Studies 18 (2-3): 165-174

Craig, L., and Powell, A. (2012), 'Dual-earner parents' work-family time: the effects of atypical work patterns and formal non-parental care' Journal of Population Research 29 (3): 229-247

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2012), 'Lone and couple mothers’ childcare time within context in four countries’, European Sociological Review 28 (4): 512-526

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2012), 'Shared parent-child leisure time in four countries', Leisure Studies 31 (2): 211-229

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2011), 'How mothers and fathers share childcare: a cross-national time-use comparison', American Sociological Review 76 (6): 834-861

Craig, L. and Powell, A. (2011), 'Nonstandard work schedules, work-family balance and the gendered division of childcare' , Work, Employment and Society 25 (2): 274-291

Craig, L. and Siminski, P. (2011), ‘If men do more housework, do their wives have more babies?’, Social Indicators Research, 101 (2): 255-258

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2010), 'Parenthood, gender and work-family time in USA, Australia, Italy, France and Denmark', Journal of Marriage and Family 72 (5): 1344-1361

Craig, L. and Siminski, P. (2010), ‘Men’s housework, women’s housework and second births in Australia’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society , 17 (2): 235-266.

Craig, L., Mullan, K. and Blaxland, M. (2010), 'Parenthood, policy and work-family time in Australia 1992-2006' Work, Employment and Society 24 (1): 1-19.

Craig, L. and Mullan, K. (2009), 'The policeman and the part-time sales assistant: household labour supply, family time and subjective time pressure in Australia 1997-2006Journal of Comparative Family Studies 40 (4): 545-560.

Craig, L. and Sawrikar, P. (2009), ‘Work and family: how does the (gender) balance change as children grow?’Gender, Work and Organisation 16 (6): 684-709

Mullan, K. and Craig, L. (2009), ‘Harmonising extended measures of parental childcare in the time-diaries of four countries: proximity versus responsibility’ electronic International Journal for Time Use Research 6 (1): 48-72

Craig, L. (2008) ‘Valuing by doing: policy options to promote sharing the care’ (PDF) Journal of the Association of Research on Mothering (special issue on ‘Care-giving and care-work: theory and practice’) 10 (1): 45-56.

Craig, L. and Sawrikar, P. (2008), 'Satisfaction with work-family balance for parents of early adolescents compared to parents of younger children‘ Journal of Family Studies 14: 91–106.

Craig, L. and Bittman, M. (2008), The incremental time costs of children: an analysis of children’s impact on adult time use in Australia’ Feminist Economics 14 (2): 57-85

Craig, L. (2007), 'Is there really a "second shift", and if so, who does it? A time-diary investigation' Feminist Review 86 (1) 149-170.

Craig, L. (2007), 'How employed mothers in Australia find time for both market work and childcare', Journal of Family and Economic Issues 28 (1): 69-87.

Craig, L. (2006), 'Parental education, time in paid work and time with children: an Australian time-diary analysis', British Journal of Sociology 57 (4): 553-575 (Named in Kanter Top 20 2008 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research)

Craig, L. (2006), 'Do time use patterns influence fertility decisions? A cross-national inquiry' electronic International Journal for Time Use Research 3 (1): 60-88

Craig, L. (2006), 'Children and the revolution: a time-diary analysis of the impact of motherhood on daily workload' Journal of Sociology 42 (2): 125-143.

Craig, L. (2006), 'Does father care mean fathers share? A comparison of how mothers and fathers in intact families spend time with children', Gender and Society, 20 (2): 259-281 (Honorable Mention 2008 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research).

Craig, L, (2006), 'The money or the care? A comparison of couple and sole parent households' time allocation to work and children', Australian Journal of Social Issues 40 (4) 521-540.

Book sections:

Grace, M. and Craig, L. (forthcoming) Creating conceptual tools for change: Marilyn Waring’s influence in Australia, in Bjørnholt, Margunn and McKay, Ailsa (eds.) Counting on Marilyn Waring—new advances in feminist economics Demeter Press: Toronto (accepted 10/6/13)

Craig, L. (2014), ‘Time use studies’ in The SAGE Handbook of Child Research Melton, G., Ben-Arieh, A and Cashmore, J. (eds.) pp. 471-486 New York, Sage

Craig, L. (2012), ‘Home and work: unpaid domestic labour’ in Berryman, R., (ed.) International Encyclopaedia of Housing and Home, pp 456-461, New York, Elsevier

Craig, L. (2010), ‘Unpaid work’ in O’Reilly, A., (ed.) Encyclopaedia of Motherhood, Volume 3, pp. 1232-1233, New York, Sage.

Bittman, M., Craig, L., and Folbre, N. (2004), 'Packaging care: what happens when parents utilize non-parental childcare’, in Folbre, N. and Bittman, M. (eds) Family Time: The Social Organization of Care, pp. 133–151, London, Routledge.

 

Publications

    Books

    • Craig L, 2012, Contemporary motherhood: The impact of children on adult time

    Book Chapters

    • Powell A;Craig L, 2016, 'Housework, intergenerational dependency and challenges to traditional gender roles', in Liu E; Easthope H (ed.), Multigenerational Family Living Evidence and Policy Implications from Australia, Routledge, London, pp. 93 - 108
    • Craig L;Brown J, 2016, 'The multitasking parent: Time penalties, dimensions, and gender differences', in The Economics of Multitasking, pp. 33 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137381446
    • Muir K;Craig L;Jenkins B, 2015, 'Young People on or Over the NEET Cliff Edge', in te Riele K; Gorur R (ed.), Interrogating Conceptions of “Vulnerable Youth” in Theory, Policy and Practice, Springer, Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei, pp. 133 - 151
    • Grace, Marty ;Craig L, 2014, 'Creating Conceptual Tools for Change: Marilyn Waring’s influence in Australia', in Bjørnholt M; McKay A (ed.), Counting on Marilyn Waring—new advances in feminist economics, Demeter Press, Bradford, ON, pp. 211 - 228
    • Craig L, 2014, 'Time use studies', in Melton G; Ben Arieh A; Cashmore J (ed.), The Sage Handbook of Child Research, edn. Original, Sage, New York, pp. 471 - 486, http://www.sagepub.com/refbooks/Book230449

    Journal articles

    • Smyth C;Craig L, 2017, 'Conforming to intensive parenting ideals: Willingness, reluctance and social context', Families, Relationships and Societies, vol. 6, pp. 107 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204674315X14393034138937
    • Smith J;Javanparast S;Craig L, 2017, 'Bringing babies and breasts into workplaces: Support for breastfeeding mothers in workplaces and childcare services at the Australian National University', Breastfeeding Review, vol. 25, pp. 45 - 57
    • Craig L;Brown JE, 2017, 'Feeling Rushed: Gendered Time Quality, Work Hours, Nonstandard Work Schedules, and Spousal Crossover', Journal of Marriage and Family, vol. 79, pp. 225 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12320
    • Argyrous G;Craig L;Rahman S, 2017, 'The Effect of a First Born Child on Work and Childcare Time Allocation: Pre-post Analysis of Australian Couples', Social Indicators Research, vol. 131, pp. 831 - 851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-016-1278-5
    • Craig L;Powell A, 2016, 'Shares of Housework Between Mothers, Fathers and Young People: Routine and Non-routine Housework, Doing Housework for Oneself and Others', Social Indicators Research, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-016-1539-3
    • Craig L;Powell A;Brown JE, 2016, 'Gender patterns in domestic labour among young adults in different living arrangements in Australia', Journal of Sociology, vol. 52, pp. 772 - 788, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1440783315593181
    • Craig L;Perales F;Vidal S;Baxter J, 2016, 'Domestic Outsourcing, Housework Time, and Subjective Time Pressure: New Insights From Longitudinal Data', Journal of Marriage and Family, vol. 78, pp. 1224 - 1236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12321
    • Meltzer A;Muir K;Craig L, 2016, 'Being trusted: The perspectives of trusted adults about engaging with young people', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 63, pp. 58 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.02.010
    • Meltzer A;Muir K;Craig L, 2016, 'The role of trusted adults in young people's social and economic lives', Youth and Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0044118X16637610
    • Craig L;Baxter J, 2016, 'Domestic Outsourcing, Housework Shares and Subjective Time Pressure: Gender Differences in the Correlates of Hiring Help', Social Indicators Research, vol. 125, pp. 271 - 288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-014-0833-1
    • Craig L;Jenkins B, 2016, 'Grandparental childcare in Australia: gender differences in the correlates of providing regular grandparental care while parents work', Community, Work and Family, vol. 19, pp. 281 - 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13668803.2015.1027176
    • Craig L;Jenkins B, 2016, 'The composition of parents' and grandparents' child-care time: Gender and generational patterns in activity, multi-tasking and co-presence', Ageing and Society, vol. 36, pp. 785 - 810, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X14001548
    • Craig L;Powell A;Brown JE, 2015, 'Co-resident Parents and Young People Aged 15–34: Who Does What Housework?', Social Indicators Research, vol. 121, pp. 569 - 588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-014-0643-5
    • Powell A;Craig L, 2015, 'Gender differences in working at home and time use patterns: evidence from Australia', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 29, pp. 571 - 589, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017014568140
    • Craig L;Brown JE, 2015, 'Nonstandard employment and nonwork activities, time alone and with others: Can weekend workers make up lost time?', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 57, pp. 3 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185614560068
    • Roeters A;Craig L, 2014, 'Part-time work, women's work-life conflict, and job satisfaction: A cross-national comparison of Australia, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, and the United Kingdom', International Journal of Comparative Sociology, vol. 55, pp. 185 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020715214543541
    • Craig L;Brown JE, 2014, 'Weekend work and leisure time with family and friends: Who misses out?', Journal of Marriage and Family, vol. 76, pp. 710 - 727, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12127
    • Craig L;Powell A;Smyth C, 2014, 'Towards intensive parenting? Changes in the composition and determinants of mothers' and fathers' time with children 1992-2006', British Journal of Sociology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12035
    • Smith JP;McIntyre E;Craig L;Javanparast S;Strazdins L;Mortensen K, 2013, 'Workplace support, breastfeeding and health', Family Matters, vol. 93, pp. 58 - 73
    • Craig L;Powell A, 2013, 'Non-parental childcare, time pressure and the gendered division of paid work, domestic work and parental childcare', Community, Work and Family, vol. 16, pp. 100 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13668803.2012.722013
    • Smith J;Javanparast S;Craig L;Mcintyre E;Mortensen K, 2013, 'Discrimination against breastfeeding mothers in childcare', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 16, pp. 65 - 90, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=363010102067128;res=IELAPA
    • Craig L;Mullan K, 2013, 'Parental leisure time: a gender comparison in five countries', Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sp/jxt002
    • Craig L;Mullan K, 2012, 'Shared parent-child leisure time in four countries', Leisure Studies, vol. 31, pp. 211 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02614367.2011.573570
    • Craig L;Mullan K, 2012, 'Lone and partnered mothers' childcare time within context in four countries', European Sociological Review, vol. 28, pp. 512 - 526, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcr013
    • Craig L, 2012, 'Home. Unpaid domestic labour', International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, pp. 456 - 461, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-047163-1.00301-5
    • Craig L;Mullan K, 2012, 'Australian fathers' work and family time in comparative and temporal perspective', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 18, pp. 165 - 174
    • Hewitt B;Craig L;Baxter J, 2012, 'Editorial: Family, work and well-being over the life course', Journal of Population Research, vol. 29, pp. 289 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12546-012-9101-x
    • Craig L;Powell A, 2012, 'Dual-earner parents' work-family time: The effects of atypical work patterns and non-parental childcare', Journal of Population Research, vol. 29, pp. 229 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12546-012-9086-5
    • Craig L;Powell A;Cortis N, 2012, 'Self-employment, work-family time and the gender division of labour', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 26, pp. 716 - 734, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017012451642
    • Craig L;Siminski P, 2011, 'If Men Do More Housework, Do Their Wives Have More Babies?', Social Indicators Research, vol. 101, pp. 255 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-010-9644-1
    • Craig L;Mullan K, 2011, 'How mothers and fathers share childcare: A cross-national time-use comparison', American Sociological Review, vol. 76, pp. 834 - 861, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003122411427673
    • Craig L;Powell A, 2011, 'Non-standard work schedules, work-family balance and the gendered division of childcare', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 25, pp. 274 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017011398894
    • Craig L, 2010, 'Work-Family Balance, Gender and Policy', SEX ROLES, vol. 63, pp. 598 - 600, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11199-010-9808-0
    • Craig L;Siminski P, 2010, 'Men's housework, women's housework, and second births in Australia', Social Politics, vol. 17, pp. 235 - 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sp/jxq004
    • Craig L;Mullan K, 2010, 'Parenthood, gender and work-family time in the United States, Australia, Italy, France, and Denmark', Journal of Marriage and Family, vol. 72, pp. 1344 - 1361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-3737.2010.00769.x
    • Craig L;Mullan K;Blaxland M, 2010, 'Parenthood, policy and work-family time in Australia 1992-2006', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 24, pp. 27 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017009353778
    • Craig L;Mullan K, 2009, '"The policeman and the part-time sales assistant": Househo5l4d7 labour supply, family time and subjective time pressure in Australia 1997-2006', Journal of Comparative Family Studies, vol. 40, pp. 547 - 561
    • Craig L;Sawrikar P, 2009, 'Work and family: How does the (gender) balance change as children grow?', Gender, Work and Organization, vol. 16, pp. 684 - 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0432.2009.00481.x
    • Mullan K;Craig L, 2009, 'Harmonising extended measures of parental childcare in the time-diaries of four countries: proximity versus responsibility', electronic International Journal of Time Use Research, vol. 6, pp. 48 - 72, http://www.eijtur.org/
    • Craig L;Mullan K, 2009, 'The policeman and the part-time sales assistant: household labour supply, family time and subjective time pressure in Australia 1997-2006', Journal of Comparative Family Studies, vol. 40, pp. 545 - 560, http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1895153311&sid=1&Fmt=2&clientId=25620&RQT=309&VName=PQD
    • Craig L;Bittman M, 2008, 'The incremental time costs of children: An analysis of children's impact on adult time use in Australia', Feminist Economics, vol. 14, pp. 59 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13545700701880999
    • Craig L;Sawrikar P, 2008, 'Satisfaction with work-family balance for parents of early adolescents compared to parents of younger children', Journal of Family Studies, vol. 14, pp. 91 - 106
    • Craig L, 2008, 'Valuing by doing: policy options to promote sharing the care', Journal of the association of research on mothering, vol. 10, pp. 45 - 56, http://jarm.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/jarm/article/view/16329
    • Craig L, 2007, 'How employed mothers in Australia find time for both market work and childcare', Journal of Family and Economic Issues, vol. 28, pp. 69 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10834-006-9047-2
    • Craig L, 2007, 'Is there really a second shift, and if so, who does it? A time-diary investigation', Feminist Review, pp. 149 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.fr.9400339
    • Craig L, 2006, 'Does father care mean fathers share?: A comparison of how mothers and fathers in intact families spend time with children', Gender and Society, vol. 20, pp. 259 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0891243205285212
    • Craig L, 2006, 'The Money or the Care: A comparison of couple and sole parent households' time allocation to work and children', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 40, pp. 521 - 539
    • Craig L, 2006, 'Children and the revolution: A time-diary analysis of the impact of motherhood on daily workload', Journal of Sociology, vol. 42, pp. 125 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1440783306064942
    • Craig L, 2006, 'Parental education, time in paid work and time with children: An Australian time-diary analysis', British Journal of Sociology, vol. 57, pp. 553 - 575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-4446.2006.00125.x
    • Craig L, 2006, 'Might time use patterns influence fertility decisions: a cross-national inquiry', electronic International Journal of Time Use Research, vol. 3 (1), pp. 60 - 87
    • Craig L, 2005, 'The money or the care: A comparison of couple and sole parent households', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 40, pp. 521 - 540

    Conference Papers

    • Craig L;Powell A, 2011, 'Strategies for juggling work and family time in dual-earner households: how effective are they?', in Chester L; Johnson M; Kriesler P (eds.), Conference Proceedings: Refereed Papers, Society of Heterodox Economists, Sydney, presented at Society of Heterodox Economics, Sydney, 05 - 06 December 2011

    Reports

    Conference Presentations

    • Craig L;Jenkins BL, 2014, 'Grandparents who care for children while parents work: Characteristics and time use patterns', presented at XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology conference, Yokohama, Japan, 13 - 19 July 2014
    • Muir K;Craig L;Meltzer A, 2013, 'Trusted adults outside the home: The role of significant adults in supporting young people as they move from adolescence to adulthood', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 16 - 18 September 2013
    • Powell A;Craig L, 2011, 'Household work-family balance strategies and gendered time in/equity', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, Australia, 06 - 08 July 2011

Teaching

HDR Supervision: A/Prof Craig welcomes PhD candidates with an interest in social change and the family, care, work-family balance, time use, motherhood, fatherhood, gender equity, the gendered division of labour, fertility, life course transitions, the intersections between the family and the economy, paid and unpaid work, and welfare regime analysis, comparative family and social policy.

 

Professional contribution

Academy of Social Sciences in Australia Membership Committee

Australian Research Council College of Experts

American Sociological Review Editiorial Board

Feminist Economics, Associate Editor 

Social Problems Advisory Editor

Work Employment and Society Associate Editorial Board

NSW Council for Women's Economic Opportunity

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Gender Statistics Advisory Group

FASS Research Committee

NSW Premiers Expert Advisory Council for Women 2010-12

UNSW Human Research Ethics Committee 2008-11

Affiliations and membership

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia

PLuS Alliance Fellow (Kings College London, Arizona State University, UNSW Australia)

Fellow of the ARC Centre of Excllence for Children ad Families over the LIfe Course

Research Affiliate, Centre for Time Use Research, St Hugh's College, University of Oxford

International Association of Time Use Researchers (Executive Council Member for Oceania)

American Sociological Association

Population Association of America

International Association of Feminist Economists

Society for the Study of Social Problems

Work and Family Researchers Network

Work and Family Policy Roundtable

The Australian Sociology Association

International Sociological Association (RC06 Family Research; RC19 Poverty, Social Welfare & Social Policy)

 

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