1. Modern dilemmas of time and money -- 2. The modern moral economy of needs -- 3. Barriers and bridges: cultural elites and the democratisation of time and money -- 4. Time becomes money: the politics of distribution and recovery -- 5. Democratic leisure and the failure of cultural politics -- 6. Traumas of time and money in prosperity and depression -- 7. The consumer's comfort and dream -- 8. Consumerist modernity: an end of history?
Consumption History Cross-cultural studies
Hours History Cross-cultural studies
Leisure History Cross-cultural studies
Includes bibliographical references (pages -286) and index