Take Back Your Time Fighting Overwork and Time Poverty in America

ISBN-10: 1576752453

ISBN-13: 9781576752456

Edition: 2003

Authors: John De Graaf

List price: $16.95 Buy it from $0.93
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

Experts from health, family therapy & policy, the environment & other fields examine the problems of overwork, over-scheduling, time pressure & stress, & propose personal, corporate & legislative solutions.
Used Starting from $10.62
New Starting from $14.84
eBooks Starting from $16.95
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/9/2003
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836

Preface
Introduction
Overwork in America
The (Even More) Overworked America
An Issue for Everybody
The Incredible Shrinking Vacation
Forced Overtime in the Land of the Free
Time is a Family Value
Overscheduled Kids, Underconnected Families
Recapturing Childhood
What about Fluffy and Fido?
The Cost to Civil Society
Wasted Work, Wasted Time
Time to be a Citizen
Time and Crime
Health Hazards
An Hour a Day (Could Keep the Doctor Away)
The (Bigger) Picture of Health
Environmental Consequences
Haste Makes Waste
The Speed Trap
On Time, Happiness, and Ecological Footprints
Historical and Cultural Perspectives
When We Had the Time
Can America Learn from Shabbat?
Taking Back Your Time
Enough--the Time Cost of Stuff
The Simple Solution
Workplace Solutions
Jobs to Share
A New Bottom Line
Working Retired
A Case for Sabbaticals
America Needs a Break
It Would be Good for Business Too
Rethinking Patterns of Culture
Recipes for Relief
Time by Design
Changing Public Policy
Europe's Work-Time Alternatives
A Policy Agenda for Taking Back Time
What's an Economy For?
Appendices
Organizing Take Back Your Time Day in Your Community
Teach-Ins and Study Circles
How to Pitch (not Place) a Story
References
Index
About the Authors
Art Credits
×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×