The social stratification of time use patterns.

  title={The social stratification of time use patterns.},
  author={Giacomo Vagni},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  • G. Vagni
  • Published 29 April 2020
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • The British journal of sociology
Time use is both a cause of social inequality and a consequence of social inequality. However, how social class stratifies time use patterns is seldom studied. In this paper, I describe the time use patterns in the years 1983 and 2015 by social class, and gender in the British context. Using sequence analysis methods, I show how the diversity of time use patterns in British society is socially stratified. I find that 13 clusters capture the heterogeneity of time use patterns and that these… 
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