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Ebook The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline Of Leisure by Juliet B. Schor read! Book Title: The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline Of Leisure
The size of the: 12.20 MB
Edition: Basic Books
Date of issue: March 24th 1993
ISBN: 046505434X
ISBN 13: 9780465054343
The author of the book: Juliet B. Schor
Language: English
Format files: PDF

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Acceptable Condition Softcover published by Basic Books, N.Y., 1992, 247 pages. Well- worn but readable copy, Cover has curled corners, Text has worn corners that are slightly curled and there are some turned-down corners. Spine is firm and uncreased, there are no rips, tears or marks. Not pretty but still a readable copy. A groundbreaking work that explains why Americans are workinmg harder than ever. Author Schor provides fascinating information such as that in the past 20 years oue working hours have increased the equivalent of one month per year. "Solid reasoning and thorough number-crunching mark Author Schor's work....A fascinating blend of social observation and economic theory as it discusses the causes of the work crunch." - Business Week. "A provocative book that's well worth reading, if you can find the time." - Newsday. We ship within 24 hours of your purchase with a Delivery Confirmation.

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Ebook The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline Of Leisure read Online! Juliet Schor’s research over the last ten years has focussed on issues pertaining to trends in work and leisure, consumerism, the relationship between work and family, women's issues and economic justice. Schor's latest book is Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture (Scribner 2004). She is also author of The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure and The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting and the New Consumer. She has co-edited, The Golden Age of Capitalism: Reinterpreting the Postwar Experience, The Consumer Society Reader, and Sustainable Planet: Solutions for the 21st Century. Earlier in her career, her research focussed on issues of wages, productivity, and profitability. She also did work on the political economy of central banking. Schor is currently is at work on a project on the commercialization of childhood, and is beginning research on environmental sustainability and its relation to Americans’ lifestyles.

Schor is a board member and co-founder of the Center for a New American Dream, an organization devoted to transforming North American lifestyles to make them more ecologically and socially sustainable. She also teaches periodically at Schumacher College, an International Center for Ecological Studies based in south-west England.

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