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Time Use Research in the Social Sciences

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This collection demonstrates the use and variety of applications of time use methodology from multidisciplinary, multinational, and multicultural perspectives. A distinguished roster of contributors from such fields as psychology, occupational therapy, sociology, economics, and architecture examines the complex relationship between human time utilization and health and well-being and evaluates the future of time use analysis as a research tool in the social sciences.

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Demonstrates the use and variety of applications of time use methodology. Presents information for planning and conducting time use research and analysis of data, with chapters on the time diary method, and analysis and exploration of meaning and outcomes in connection with time use data. Describes a variety of existing applications of time use methodology in research, and discusses biological and sociocultural perspectives on time use studies, application of time use research to the study of life with a disability, and methods for time-budget research on elders.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

I: Introduction. 1. Time Use Research; A.S. Harvey, W. Pentland. 2. Guidelines for Time Use Data Collection and Analysis; A.S. Harvey. 3. The Time-Diary Method: Structure and Uses; J.P. Robinson. 4. Analysis and Exploration of Meaning and Outcomes in Connection with Time Use Data; W. Michelson. II: Using Time Use Research to Examine Lifestyle Variables. A. Quality of Life. 5. Methods and Concepts for Time-Budget Research on Elders; M. Powell Lawton. B. Roles and Lifestyles. 6. Life-Cycle and Across-the-Week Allocation of Time to Daily Activities; J. Zuzanek, B.J.A. Smale. 7. Variance in the Meaning of Time by Family Cycle, Period, Social Context, and Ethnicity; J.A. Tindale. 8. Application of Time Use Research to the Study of Life with a Disability; W. Pentland, M.A. McColl. C. Culture. 9. Biological and Sociocultural Perspectives on Time Use Studies. 10. Te Ao Hurihuri: New Zealand's First Time; G. Whiteford, M. Barns. 11. Time Budget Methodology in Social Science Research: Ethnicity and Aging; K.V. Ujimoto. III: Conclusion. 12. Lessons from Leisure-Time Budget Research: Implications for Practice; J.F. Singleton. 13. Future Directions; W. Pentland, A.S. Harvey. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306459511
Editor:
Lawton, M. Powell
Editor:
Harvey, Andrew S.
Editor:
Lawton, M. Powell
Editor:
Harvey, Andrew S.
Editor:
Pentland, Wendy E.
Author:
Pentland, Wendy E.
Author:
Lawton, M. Powell
Author:
McColl, Mary Ann
Author:
Harvey, Andrew S.
Editor:
Pentland, Wendy E.
Publisher:
Springer
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Social sciences
Subject:
Time management
Subject:
Human Geography
Subject:
Social sciences -- Research.
Subject:
Time management surveys.
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Social Sciences, general
Subject:
Statistics/General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Language, literature and biography
Subject:
Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
Subject:
Statistics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Perspectives in Law & Psychology
Publication Date:
19990531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 1340 gr

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Probability and Statistics » General
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