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What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research (Pelican Books)

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How has the way we spend our time changed over the last fifty years?
Are we really working more, sleeping less and addicted to our phones?
What does this mean for our health, wealth and happiness?

Everything we do happens in time and it feels like our lives are busier than ever before. Yet a detailed look at our daily activities reveals some surprising truths about the social

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Kindle Edition, 355 pages
Published June 27th 2019 by Pelican
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Oct 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
A good book for research references. They go through time use research and discuss change over the last century by categories and by age, gender and socioeconomic class. It is quite helpful as many stats are being used in other types of research, definitely references to this within feminist literature.

Good to see time use data in context.

One thing that I did find annoying was what seemed inconsistent ideas of what differences are considered small or big. Such as children spending 1/3 of their
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