The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure


A publishing phenomenon--the subject of enormous media attention, lavish acclaim from reviewers, and extraordinary sales--this national bestseller explains why, contrary to all expectations, Americans are working harder than ever. Schor shows how labor supply, unemployment, and the addictive nature of consumption lead to longer and longer hours, and what we can do about it.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1993


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