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Middle School: From Hero to Zero: (Middle School 10) by Patterson, James
ISBN 9780241285565 – Penguin UK July 2019 Paperback 464 pp
Jonathan Gershuny is Professor of Economic Sociology in the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, and Director of the Centre for Time Use Research. His previous books include After Industrial Society? and Changing Times.
Oriel Sullivan is Professor of Sociology of Gender in the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, and Co-Director of the Centre for Time Use Research. Her previous publications include Changing Gender Relations, Changing Families- Tracing the Pace of Change.
How do we spend our time? Remarkable insights into the day-to-day impact of social changes from a unique team of experts.
Are we spending more time at work than we would have done fifty years ago? Are we sleeping less? How has the internet affected the way we use our spare time?
Everything we do happens in time, and a detailed look at our daily lives reveals some surprising truths about the social and economic structure of the world we live in. This book delves into the unrivalled data collection and expertise of the Centre for Time Use Research to explore 55 years of change in our activities and behaviour and what it means for us today.