Time Use Research in the Social Sciences / Edition 1

Time Use Research in the Social Sciences / Edition 1

by Wendy E. Pentland, M. Powell Lawton, Andrew S. Harvey, Mary Ann McColl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306459515

ISBN-13: 9780306459511

Pub. Date: 05/31/1999

Publisher: Springer US

This collection demonstrates the use and variety of applications of ti me use methodology from multidisciplinary, multinational, and multicul tural perspectives. A distinguished roster of contributors from such f ields as psychology, occupational therapy, sociology, economics, and a rchitecture examines the complex relationship between human time utili zation and

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This collection demonstrates the use and variety of applications of ti me use methodology from multidisciplinary, multinational, and multicul tural perspectives. A distinguished roster of contributors from such f ields as psychology, occupational therapy, sociology, economics, and a rchitecture examines the complex relationship between human time utili zation and health and well-being and evaluates the future of time use analysis as a research tool in the social sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306459511
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
05/31/1999
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

IIntroduction
Ch. 1Time Use Research3
Ch. 2Guidelines for Time Use Data Collection and Analysis19
Ch. 3The Time-Diary Method: Structure and Uses47
Ch. 4Analysis and Exploration of Meaning and Outcomes in Connection with Time Use Data91
IIUsing Time use Research to Examine Lifestyle Variables
Ch. 5Methods and Concepts for Time-Budget Research on Elders107
Ch. 6Life-Cycle and Across-the-Week Allocation of Time to Daily Activities127
Ch. 7Variance in the Meaning of Time by Family Cycle, Period, Social Context, and Ethnicity155
Ch. 8Application of Time Use Research to the Study of Life with a Disability169
Ch. 9Biological and Sociocultural Perspectives on Time Use Studies189
Ch. 10Te Ao Hurihuri: New Zealand's First Time211
Ch. 11Time Budget Methodology in Social Science Research: Ethnicity and Aging231
IIIConclusion
Ch. 12Lessons from Leisure-Time Budget Research: Implications for Practice245
Ch. 13Future Directions259
Index269

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