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Take back your time : fighting overwork and time poverty in America

Author: John De Graaf
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Experts examine the problems of overwork, over scheduling, time pressure and stress and propose personal, corporate and legislative solutions. This book shows how wide-ranging the impacts of time  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John De Graaf
ISBN: 1576752453 9781576752456
OCLC Number: 51839379
Description: xiv, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The (even more) overworked American / Juliet Schor --
Issue for everybody / Barbara Brandt --
Incredible shrinking vacation / Joe Robinson --
Forced overtime in the land of the free / Lonnie Golden --
Overscheduled kids, underconnected families / William Doherty and Barbara Carlson --
Recapturing childhood / Betsy Taylor --
What about Fluffy and Fido? / Camilla H. Fox --
Wasted work, wasted time / Jonathan Rowe --
Time to be a citizen / Paul Loeb --
Time and crime / Charles Reasons --
An hour a day (could keep the doctor away) / Suzanne Schweikert. The (bigger) picture of health / Stephen Bezruchka --
Haste makes waste / David Wann --
The speed trap / Robert Bernstein --
On time, happiness, and ecological footprints / Tim Kasser and Kirk Warren Brown --
When we had the time / Benjamin Hunnicutt --
Can America learn from Shabbat? / Rabbi Arthur Waskow --
Enough --
the time cost of stuff / Vicki Robin --
The simple solution / Cecile Andrews --
Jobs to share / Carol Ostrom --
A new bottom line / Irene Myers, Larry Gaffin, and Barbara Schramm --
Working retired / Beverly Goldberg. A case for sabbaticals / Bob Sessions and Lori Erickson --
America needs a break / Karen Nussbaum, Christine Owens, and Carol Eickert --
It would be good for business too / Sharon Lobel --
Recipes for relief / Anna Lappé --
Time by design / Linda Breen Pierce --
Europe's work-time alternatives / Anders Hayden --
A policy agenda for taking back time / Jerome Segal --
What's an economy for? / David Korten --
Organizing Take Back Your Time Day in your community / Sean Sheehan --
Teach-ins and study circles / Cecile Andrews. How to pitch (not place) a story / Eric Brown.
Responsibility: John De Graaf, editor.
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