Time Bind : When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work

By: Hochschild,Arlie Russell

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The Time Bind is one of this decade's most influential studies of our work/family time-dilemma. For three years at a Fortune 500 company, Arlie Russell Hochschild, the best-selling author of The Second Shift, interviewed everyone from top executives to factory hands. What she found was startling news: none of these working parents was taking the company up on chances for flex-time, paternity leave, or other "family-friendly policies." Instead, they were fleeing homes invaded by the pressures of work, while the workplace seemed transformed into a strange kind of surrogate home. Hochschild paints a picture of spouses as efficiency experts, children as emotional bill-collectors, and parents who feel like helpful mentors mainly to their workmates. "An important, provocative, ground-breaking analysis" (Newsweek), The Time Bind exposes the rifts in our crunch-time world and reveals how the way we live and work isn't working anymore.

Title: Time Bind : When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work

Author Name: Hochschild,Arlie Russell

Categories: Business Soft Cover,

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co: 1998/04/01 00:00:00.000

ISBN Number: 080504471X

ISBN Number 13: 9780805044713

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 242868

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