What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research (Pelican Books)
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
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 p ...more
Yes, the book does answer the question. Yes, it's what I should have expected.
I guess finding myself looking at graphs and reading explanations of those wasn't enough. I would have loved a more sociologistic approach to an explanation of the phenomenona highlighted throughout the book.
I ended up being quite bored and overwhelmed with numbers and statistics, and too little exploration of the causes and factors.
Also, I felt the chapters on t ...more