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THE OVERWORKED AMERICAN: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

News accounts of the last few years have depicted the evolution of the man in the gray flannel suit into the 80-hour-per- week yuppie, and of Superwoman into a bundle of frayed nerves who finds she really can't have it all. Yet according to Schor (Economics/Harvard), her own cogent analysis of our society's ``time poverty'' is the first of its kind. Since 1948, the author reports, productivity for ... Read full review

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