How do we spend our time? Remarkable insights into the day-to-day impact of social changes from a unique team of experts.
Jonathan Gershuny is Professor of Economic Sociology in the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, and Director of the Centre for Time Use Research. His previous books include After Industrial Society? and Changing Times. Oriel Sullivan is Professor of Sociology of Gender in the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, and Co-Director of the Centre for Time Use Research. Her previous publications include Changing Gender Relations, Changing Families- Tracing the Pace of Change.
Surprising truths about modern life . . . a fascinating analysis *
The Guardian *
This book is brilliant at busting myths about how we spend our time . . . its insight into what we do is illuminating . . . it's impossible not to see your life - and those of your parents and children - reflected in the data . . . And that makes reading it an excellent use of time. * Literary Review *
Fascinating data, revealing much about our lives in the 21st century * iNews *