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The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work
by:Arlie Russell Hochschild
In this National Bestseller, Dr. Arlie Hochschild presents surprising news about the ways in which home is being invaded by the time pressures and efficiencies of work. She suggests that the workplace is, for many people, being transformed into a strange kind of surrogate home. As part of a three year study, Professor Hochschild interviewed top...
In this National Bestseller, Dr. Arlie Hochschild presents surprising news about the ways in which home is being invaded by the time pressures and efficiencies of work. She suggests that the workplace is, for many people, being transformed into a strange kind of surrogate home. As part of a three year study, Professor Hochschild interviewed top executives, managers, secretaries, and factory hands. She sat in on business meetings and trailed working parents and their children through their days. In a series of vivid portraits, she paints a picture of children as emotional bill-collectors, spouses as efficiency experts, parents who feel like helpful mothers and fathers mainly to their workmates, and women who like generations of men before them flee the pressures of family life for the relief of the workplace. Dr. Hochschild's groundbreaking study exposes our crunch-time world and reveals how, after the first shift at work and the second at home, comes the third and hardest shift of repairing the damage created by the first two.
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