Work Less, Live More? Critical Analysis of the Work-Life Boundary

Warhurst, C., Eikhof, D. R. and Haunschild, A. (Eds.) (2008) Work Less, Live More? Critical Analysis of the Work-Life Boundary. Series: Critical perspectives on work and organisations. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, Hampshire. ISBN 9780230535602

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Abstract

The boundary between work and life is today seen as a major point of tension. New forms of employment and changing locations of work have blurred the distinction between paid labour and private life. Work Less, Live More? refocuses the debate from how we balance life and work to the increasingly ambiguous point where they meet. Leading scholars present international research to demonstrate the effects of this shift. Case studies include, amongst others, call centre workers, hairstylists and even professional athletes. Authoritative yet accessible, Work Less, Live More? investigates dramatic changes at the heart of Human Resource Management, Sociology and Organisation Studies.

Item Type:Edited Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Eikhof, Professor Doris Ruth
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College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN:9780230535602
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