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Social Conceptions of Time: Structure and Process in Work and Everyday Life

Опубликовано на портале: 28-11-2006
Изд-во: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002, 288 с.
This book is concerned with the significance of time in work and everyday life. The contributors are among the foremost authorities in the field, and their up-to-date contributions consider the changing social meanings that time has in work, leisure and everyday routines. Together they provide a combination of theoretical and empirically-based approaches that reveal the social significance of time in all aspects of everyday lives.

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Introduction: G.Crow & S.Heath

PART I: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF TIME
Time, Complexity and the Global; J.Urry
Service Regimes and the Political Economy of Time; J.Gershuny
Politicizing Time: Temporal Issues for Second Wave Feminists; M.Holmes
Time and Speed in the Social Universe of Capital; M.Neary & G.Rikowski

PART II: WORK TIME
How Many Hours? Work Time Regimes and Preferences in European Countries; C.Fagan
Gendered and Classed Working Time in Britain: Dual-employee Couples in Higher/Lower Level Occupations; T.Warren
Employment Patterns for the Future: Balancing Work and Family Life in Two Local Authorities; M.Smith & M.Carroll
Making Time for Management: The Careers and Lives of Manager-Academics in UK Universities; R.Deem & S.Hillyard
'Big Brother is Watching You!'; Call Centre Surveillance and the Time Disciplines Subject; D.Knights & P.Odih

PART III: TIME IN EVERYDAY LIFE

Are Long or Unsocial Hours of Work Bad for Leisure?; K.Roberts
Routine Matters: Narratives of Everyday Life in Families; E.B.Silva
Roles, Rhythms and Routines: Towards a New Script of Daily Life in the Netherlands; A.van den Broek, K.Breedveld & W.Knulst
Time for Life: Time for Being and Becoming; D.Chaplin
Collecting Time: The Social Organization of Collecting; J.Goode

Bibliography
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