Take Back Your Time Fighting Overwork and Time Poverty in America

ISBN-10: 1576752453

ISBN-13: 9781576752456

Edition: 2003

Authors: John De Graaf

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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.
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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

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?
Organizing Take Back Your Time Day in Your Community
Teach-Ins and Study Circles
How to Pitch (not Place) a Story
About the Authors
Art Credits
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