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Working Time : International Trends, Theory and Policy Perspectives

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Working time is a crucial issue for both research and public policy. This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of both paid and unpaid work time, integrating a unique discussion of overwork, underwork, shortening of the working week, and flexible work practices.
Time at work is affected by a complex web of evolving culture and social relations, as well as market, technological, and macroeconomic forces, and institutions such as collective bargaining and government policy. Using a variety of new data sources, the authors review the latest trends on working time in numerous countries.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 15.24mm | 408g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 113886594X
  • 9781138865945

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'An excellent international account of the issues ... brings together a splendid collection of contemporary research on a critical area in employment relations.' - Labour & Industry
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About Deborah M. Figart

Lonnie Golden is Associate Professor of Economics at Pennsylvania State University. Deborah M. Figart is Professor of Economics at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
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