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Free Time as a Resource

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that free time—defined as the time not committed to meeting one's own or one's dependents' basic needs—is a resource to which citizens could plausibly have claims in a public and ... More


The Claim to Free Time

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that all citizens are entitled to a fair share of free time on the basis of the effective freedoms principle. Just as citizens generally require income and wealth to take ... More


Free Time

Julie L. Rose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Recent debates about inequality have focused almost exclusively on the distribution of wealth and disparities in income, but little notice has been paid to the distribution of free time. Free time is ... More


Conclusion: Time for What We Will

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter considers how to provide free time, asking how much free time citizens are entitled and how citizens' claims to free time are to be guaranteed. For citizens to possess their ... More


Women and time use in contemporary capitalist societies

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers whether quantitative time-use studies support feminist claims that women's unpaid work represents a major economic contribution in capitalist societies, that they continue to ... More


Shared Free Time

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on citizens' requirements for shared free time for the exercise of freedom of association. It shows that, on the basis of the effective freedoms principle, citizens are also ... More


Introduction

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book defends the idea that workers are entitled to a fair share of free time. Contemporary liberal egalitarian theories of justice have implicitly assumed that how much leisure time citizens ... More


Free Time for Caregivers

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on gender and caregiving to demonstrate how recognizing citizens' claims to free time contributes to a liberal egalitarian theory of gender justice. It argues that gender justice ... More


What Do Men Learn From Their Fathers About Friendships?

Geoffrey L. Greif

in Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the influence of fathers, both positive and negative, on how men make friends. Some men want to emulate what their dads do while others distance themselves from their fathers ... More


Leisure as a Specific Good

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that the standard conception of leisure time as a specific good is the main reason why it has been neglected by theorists of distributive justice. In particular, leisure has been ... More


Time use in capitalist societies

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter looks at how people spend their time in capitalist societies today. Focusing first on free time as a scarce resource, it considers how this should be distributed and whether citizens' ... More


Public and private in feminist political thought

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter develops the idea of moving ‘beyond dichotomy’ to focus on feminist critiques of the conventional distinction between the public sphere (the sphere of politics and paid employment) and ... More


To Celebrate

Vilém Flusser

in Into the Universe of Technical Images

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670208
eISBN:
9781452947235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670208.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the question of leisure in a telematic society. Quantitatively, the relationship between work and leisure has reversed itself so that instead of holidays, one ought to speak of ... More


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