Are we spending more time at work than we would have done fifty years ago? Are we sleeping less? How has the internet affected the way we use our spare time?
Everything we do happens in time, and a detailed look at our daily lives reveals some surprising truths about the social and economic structure of the world we live in. This book delves into the unrivalled data collection and expertise of the Centre for Time Use Research to explore 55 years of change in our activities and behaviour and what it means for us today.
Jonathan Gershuny is Professor of Economic Sociology in the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, and Director of the Centre for Time Use Research. His previous books include After Industrial Society? and Changing Times.
Oriel Sullivan is Professor of Sociology of Gender in the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, and Co-Director of the Centre for Time Use Research. Her previous publications include Changing Gender Relations, Changing Families- Tracing the Pace of Change.
Fascinating data, revealing much about our lives in the 21st century iNews This book is brilliant at busting myths about how we spend our time . . . its insight into what we do is illuminating . . . it's impossible not to see your life - and those of your parents and children - reflected in the data . . . And that makes reading it an excellent use of time. Literary Review Surprising truths about modern life . . . a fascinating analysis The Guardian
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