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Changing Times: Work and Leisure in Postindustrial Society
Time allocation, whether considered at the level of the individual or of the society, is a major focus of public concern. Are our lives more congested with work than they used to be? Is societyExpand
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Busyness as the Badge of Honor for the New Superordinate Working Class
There is a paradoxical relationship between, on one hand, the observation that, in general, people feel busier now than they did previously, and on the other, the evidence (from time diary data) thatExpand
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Gender Convergence in the American Heritage Time use Study (AHTUS)
We present evidence from a new comprehensive database of harmonized national time-diary data that standardizes information on almost 40 years of daily life in America. The advantages of the diaryExpand
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Exit, Voice, and Suffering: Do Couples Adapt to Changing Employment Patterns?
What is the long-term effect of the emerging predominance of the dual-earner family? This study uses data from 3 national household panel surveys-the British Household Panel Survey (N = 16,044), theExpand
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The Social and Political Economy of the Household
This book provides new insights into household economic behaviour by exploring the frontier between economics and sociology. Drawing on data from the Social Change and Economic Life Initiative, itExpand
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Family life in the digital home — domestic telecommunications at the end of the 20th century
This paper describes results from the first stage of a long-term study of people’s use of ICT (information and communications technology) products and services in the domestic environment. Expand
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Social innovation and the division of labour
This book is part of the series "The Library of Political Economy" which examines the interaction between economics and the technical, social, and political environment. In Social Innovation and theExpand
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Too Many Zeros: A Method for Estimating Long-Term Time-Use from Short Diaries
This paper sets out a method for combining questionnaire "habit" indicators and diary methods to provide reliable long-term estimates of time use. Expand
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The impact of the Internet is put into the context of long-term, time-use trends in the United Kingdom, taking advantage of almost 40 years of time-diary studies. The trends in time use that emergeExpand
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