Time Pioneers

Time Pioneers : Flexible Working Time and New Lifestyles

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In this book the authors examine the relations between work and time and explore the possibilities of developing new and more flexible working patterns.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Polity Press
  • United Kingdom
  • 9780745694993

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. Lifestyles and time relations in flux. 2. Flexible working time - new perspectives and traditional forms of opposition. 3. The revision of interpretative schemata - commitment and dissociation. 4. The changed relationship between money and time. 5. The time structures of the new lifestyle. 6. The dynamic of the new lifestyle. 7. Future prospects. Notes. Bibliography. Index.show more

Review quote

"A most stimulating book ... important reading for anyone trying to understand contemporary social life." British Journal of Sociology "A welcome and novel contribution to the literature on the relationship between time, money, work and lifestyle. It raises questions about the way we live our lives." Time and Society "This excellent, thought-provoking sociological study should be widely read." Dr Barbara Adam, University of Wales -A most stimulating book ... important reading for anyone trying to understand contemporary social life.- British Journal of Sociology -A welcome and novel contribution to the literature on the relationship between time, money, work and lifestyle. It raises questions about the way we live our lives.- Time and Society -This excellent, thought-provoking sociological study should be widely read.- Dr Barbara Adam, University of Walesshow more