What We Really Do All Day
Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research
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 it feels like our lives are busier than ever before. Yet a detailed look at our daily activities 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 fifty-five years of change and what it means for us today.
Praise for What We Really Do All Day
Surprising truths about modern life . . . a fascinating analysisThe Guardian
Fascinating data, revealing much about our lives in the 21st centuryiNews
This book is brilliant at busting myths about how we spend our time . . . its insight into what we do is illuminating . . . it's impossible not to see your life - and those of your parents and children - reflected in the data . . . And that makes reading it an excellent use of time.Literary Review