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Time on our side

Time on our side


Have you ever wondered why you're so busy, where your times goes, or how much your time is really worth?

This book will radically alter your understanding of the nature and value of time. Authored by leading experts in social, economic and environmental sciences, it explains how moving towards shorter, more flexible hours of work could help tackle urgent problems that beset our daily lives - from overwork, unemployment and low well-being, to entrenched inequalities, needless high-carbon consumption and the lack of time to live sustainably.

Time on our side challenges conventional wisdom about what makes a `successful' economy. It shows us how, through using and valuing time differently, we can reclaim the time to care for each other, follow our dreams and enjoy each moment.

Authors include: Robert Skidelsky, Juliet Schor, Professor Tim Jackson, Barbara Adam, Tania Burchardt, Andrew Simms, Valerie Bryson, Anna Coote, Molly Conisbee and Mark Davis. Edited by Anna Coote and Jane Franklin