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Cultural impact of The Overworked American

A new paper published by the American Sociological Review looks at the top social science books of the last 30 years whose ideas broke through from academia into the public consciousness. The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure (Basic Books, … Continue reading

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Men over 60 and at work

In her new book, Men Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers), Elizabeth F. Fideler, a research fellow at BC’s Sloan Center on Aging & Work, explores the reasons why many men are continuing to … Continue reading

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A look at working

Work is more than just a 9-to-5 activity. Work is a central aspect of life, providing a source of structure, a means of survival, a connection to others, and optimally a means of self-determination, according to Lynch School of Education … Continue reading

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