Leisure Inequality in the United States: 1965–2003

@article{Sevilla2012LeisureII,
  title={Leisure Inequality in the United States: 1965–2003},
  author={Almudena Sevilla and Jos{\'e} Ignacio Gimenez-Nadal and Jonathan I Gershuny},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2012},
  volume={49},
  pages={939-964}
}
This article exploits the complex sequential structure of the diary data in the American Heritage Time Use Study (AHTUS) and constructs three classes of indicators that capture the quality of leisure (pure leisure, co-present leisure, and leisure fragmentation) to show that the relative growth in leisure time enjoyed by low-educated individuals documented in previous studies has been accompanied by a relative decrease in the quality of that leisure time. These results are not driven by any… CONTINUE READING
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