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Author Negrey, Cynthia, 1953-
Title Work time [electronic resource] : conflict, control and change / Cynthia L. Negrey.
Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Work & society series (Polity Press)
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-228) and index.
Contents 1. From field to factory and beyond : -- Original affluence? -- Medieval Church time, modern clock time -- Commodified time -- Industrial time-discipline -- Time-work discipline in the twenty-first century -- Gendered time.
2. Work-time reduction in the US : -- Citizenship, leisure, education, and health -- From haymarket to Henry Ford -- Work sharing and fair labor -- Two 30-hour experiments -- Conclusion.
3. Current trends : -- Annual hours -- Weekly hours -- Overtime -- Non-standard work -- Non-standard schedules -- Hours mismatches.
4. Work-family, work-life : -- From family-based to family consumer economy -- Women's labor-force participation -- Family structure and employment hours -- Housework, child care, and free time -- Work-family -- Private adaptations -- Workplace and public policy initiatives -- Work-life.
5. Work time outside the US : -- Work hours in industrialized nations -- Work hours regulations in Europe -- Women's part-time employment in Europe -- Family policies -- European couple's work-hour strategies -- Work hours in transition and developing countries -- Work hours preferences -- Conclusion.
6. A new political economy of work time : -- The electronic cottage -- Customized time: two forms -- Recommendations for change -- Work time and environmental sustainability -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Hours of labor.
Hours of labor -- History.
Hours of labor -- Cross-cultural studies.
Hours of labor -- Law and legislation.
Hours of labor -- Psychological aspects.
Hours of labor -- Sociological aspects.
Women -- Employment -- Psychological aspects.
Women -- Employment -- Sociological aspects.
Overtime.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780745654263 0745654266 9780745654256 0745654258 (DLC) 2012406221
ISBN 0745660584 (electronic bk.)
9780745660585 (electronic bk.)
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0745654266
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