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Title Fighting for time : shifting boundaries of work and social life / Cynthia Fuchs Epstein and Arne L. Kalleberg, editors
Published New York : Russell Sage, [2004]


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Description x, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Time and work : changes and challenges / Cynthia Fuchs Epstein and Arne L. Kalleberg -- Ch. 2. Understanding changes in American working time : a synthesis / Jerry A. Jacobs and Kathleen Gerson -- Ch. 3. Employment in a 24/7 economy : challenges for the family / Harriet B. Presser -- Ch. 4. The health and family-social consequences of shift work and schedule control : 1977 and 1997 / Rudy Fenwick and Mark Tausig -- Ch. 5. Temporal depth, age, and organizational performance / Allen C. Bluedorn and Stephen P. Ferris -- Ch. 6. Bicycle messengers and the dialectics of speed / Benjamin Stewart -- Ch. 7. Engineering overwork : bell-curve management at a high-tech firm / Ofer Sharone -- Ch. 8. The power of time : leadership, management, and gender / David L. Collinson and Margaret Collinson -- Ch. 9. Gender, work, and time : gender at work and at play in futures trading / Peter Levin -- Ch. 10. Work devotion and work time / Mary Blair-Loy
Ch. 11. Border crossings : the constraints of time norms in transgressions of gender and professional roles / Cynthia Fuchs Epstein
Summary "In Fighting for Time, editors Cynthia Fuchs Epstein and Arne L. Kalleberg bring together a team of distinguished sociologists and management analysts to examine the social construction of time and its importance in American culture." "Fighting for Time challenges assumptions about the relationship between time and work, revealing that time is a fluid concept that derives its importance from cultural attitudes, social psychological processes, and the exercise of power. Its insight will be of interest to sociologists, economists, social psychologists, business leaders, and anyone interested in the work-life balance."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Time management.
Hours of labor.
Work and family.
Time measurements.
Time -- Social aspects.
Work -- Social aspects.
Author Epstein, Cynthia Fuchs.
Kalleberg, Arne L.
LC no. 2004046632
ISBN 0871542862