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Speed up society? Evidence from the UK 2000 and 2015 time use diary surveys

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Using time diary evidence on change in the frequency and distribution of activities from UK time diary data over the 15 years from the turn of the 21st Century, we assess whether the thesis of ‘the speed-up society’ is manifested in an increase in time intensity in people’s daily lives. Comparing indictors like time fragmentation, multitasking, and ICT use, to respondents’ reports of how rushed they normally feel, we find no evidence that time pressure is increasing, or that ICT use is associ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/0038038517712914

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Department:
Oxford, SSD, Sociology
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Oxford, SSD, Sociology
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Collecting New Time Use Resources, ES/L011662/1
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Social Change and Everyday Life, 339703
Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Sociology Journal website
Volume:
52
Issue:
1
Pages:
20-38
Publication date:
2017-06-23
Acceptance date:
2017-04-09
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EISSN:
1469-8684
ISSN:
0038-0385
Pubs id:
pubs:690022
URN:
uri:9a837e21-7e86-4d77-ab66-60c14dea8b97
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uuid:9a837e21-7e86-4d77-ab66-60c14dea8b97
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pubs:690022

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