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Work and leisure

Nels Anderson author. Karl Mannheim editor.


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  • Title:
    Work and leisure
  • Author: Nels Anderson author.
  • Karl Mannheim editor.
  • Description: Front Cover; Preface; Work and Leisure; Copyright Page; Contents; 1. Western Society Faces Leisure; Leisure's Ambiguous Position; Our Industrial Culture; Globality of Urbanism; Security and Accumulation; Mobility and Integration; Temporal Implications; Mass Organizations; Individualism and Authority; Social Class in Western Society; Summary; 2. The Work-Leisure Dichotomy; By the Sweat of the Brovv; The Motives for Work; Work Competition and Leisure; Looking Closer at Leisure; The Functions of Leisure; Leisure and Non-work Obligations; Where Recreation Comes in; Play and Amusement
    Idleness and UnemploymentSummary; 3. Some Dimensions of Time; The Time-investment Cult; The New Time Awarenes; The Coming of Clocks; Time, Work and Tempo; Money Values and Time; Time, Money and Leisur; Work and Leisure in Lockstep; Habitual Time-usePattern; Tradition and Time-use Pattern; Of Man'sTotal Time; Summary; 4. The Provoking Gift of Leisure; Leisure, the Uninvited; Leisure Must be Earned; The Do-something Complex; Protest Against Passivity; Culture and Mediocrity; 'Spectatoritis' or Participation; On Viewing with Alarm; Ambiguities of Leisure; New Thinking about Leisure; Summary
    5. Some Pertinent Aspects of LeisureLeisure as Consumer Spending; Involvementsin Leisure Spending; Time Given to Leisure; Leisure for Wives and Mother; Holidays and Vacations; The Conventional Vacation; Leisure Planning and Preferences; Commercial Amusement; Leisure and the Sexes; Alcohol and Leisure; Reading, Highand Low; Summary; 6. Youth and the Life Cycle; When Play is Tolerated; Play and Social Discipline; The Educational Function; Educationfor Work and Leisure; The Distant Goal; Work Comes to the Rescue; Work-as the Young Find it; Are New Work Values Needed; Where the Fun Comes in
    Adaptation and ConformitySummary; 7. Active Years of the Life Cycle; Family in the Life Cycle; Social Class and Occupation; Pursuits of Status and Happiness; Social Mobility and Display; Using Leisure at Home; Fashion and Zestful Living; Domestic Accumulations; The Seeming Unimportance of Things; Non-typical Families and Household; When Wives also Work; Spending and Saving; Summary; 8. With Time on Their Hands; A Man and His Worth; What Retirement Means; Old-age in Germany; Retirement and Loneliness; From Loneliness to Loneliness; With Wheels to Ride on; The Old and their Housing
    Old Age in GermanyAge and Life Enjoyment; Summary; 9. How Men Manage Their Behaviour; Conformity and Sociality; The Ordering Influence of Work; Culture and the Work Place; The Disciplines of Leisure; Conformity and the Social Game; Keeping the Hands Busy; Unrest, Leisure and Idlenes; Small-group Vitality; Formal Associations and Groups; Associations for the Common Good; Public Service in Work and Leisure; Whatgoes on the Record; Summary; 10. Time-Use Trends and Prospects; What the Future may Hold; Speaking of Automation; On Knowing What to Fear; Uses of Atomic Energy
    Of Man's Work and Security
    First published in 1998
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: Abingdon, England : Routledge
  • Format: 1 online resource (281 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-306-07608-0;ISBN 1-136-25597-4;ISBN 1-315-00748-7
  • Subjects: Work -- Social aspects; Leisure; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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