If people are able to work fewer hours in the labor market, it means they can take that freed up time and begin meeting their needs in new ways that can, in turn, reduce their dependentce on that market.
A conversation with the Boston College sociologist and economist.
Juliet Schor is a professor of sociology at Boston College. Her research over the past decade has been focused on
pertaining to trends in work and leisure, consumerism, the
between work and family, women's issues and economic
justice. She is the author of several books, and is currently working on a project about the
childhood. she is also interested in issues of environmental
and its relation to Americans' lifestyles.