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Working for Money, Spending for Fun

Tim Clydesdale

in The First Year Out: Understanding American Teens after High School

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110653
eISBN:
9780226110677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110677.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the following: how teens develop clear preferences for leisure (of which consumptive leisure preferences are most prevalent) sometime prior to their senior year of high school; ... More


Leisure preference and its critics, 1700–1850

Hugh Cunningham

in Time, work and leisure: Life changes in England since 1700

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719085208
eISBN:
9781781706817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085208.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the assertion by eighteenth-century commentators that the labouring classes frequently worked only four or even three days a week. An examination of working lives shows that ... More


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