ISBN-10:
0742547914
ISBN-13:
9780742547919
Pub. Date:
03/16/2007
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Work, Family, and Leisure: Uncertainty in a Risk Society / Edition 1

Work, Family, and Leisure: Uncertainty in a Risk Society / Edition 1

by Robert M. Orrange
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ISBN-13: 9780742547919
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/16/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Robert M. Orrange is an associate professor of sociology at Eastern Michigan University. He was formerly a postdoctoral associate at the Cornell Employment and Family Careers Institute. Prior to entering academia, he was an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company. He is currently at work on the forthcoming Individuals and Organizations: A Pragmatist-Weberian Synthesis.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: How Do We Manage the Uncertainty of It All? Chapter 2 The Social Context: Mapping the Terrain of Our Transformed Social Landscape Chapter 3 Work: The 'Big Time' Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be Chapter 4 Family: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same Chapter 5 Leisure: It's 'All in the Family' Chapter 6 Finding Meaning: Keep the Home Fires Burning Chapter 7 Conclusions: Risk Society Meets the Life Politics of Neoliberalism

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