Time and Work [chapter]

Greg Patmore, Mark Hearn, Grant Michelson
Rethinking Work  
The cry is heard in many of walks of life that we do not have enough time to do everything we want. There are the pressures of paid work and need of many to juggle employment with household demands, volunteer work and leisure. We are witnessing an intense "space-time compression" due to faster transportation, the internet, communication satellites and the increasing speed of money markets. Against the background of these concerns, this paper explores the issues of time and work. There are many
more » ... ifferent types of time and that humanity has shaped the perception of time. People designed the hours, days and months. Historians also classify past time into eras.
doi:10.1017/cbo9780511814624.003 fatcat:abv3xspxwngrlo5gx4dnujtuie