Decolonizing Time

Work, Leisure, and Freedom

  • Authors
  • Nichole Marie Shippen

Part of the Critical Political Theory and Radical Practice book series (CPTRP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Nichole Marie Shippen
    Pages 1-15
  3. Nichole Marie Shippen
    Pages 17-37
  4. Nichole Marie Shippen
    Pages 97-114
  5. Nichole Marie Shippen
    Pages 171-181
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 183-232

About this book


Decolonizing Time: Work, Leisure, and Freedom demonstrates the importance of time as a central category for political theory, providing not only a history of the fight for time through political, feminist, and critical theory, but also assessing this tradition in the context of the United States.


discretionary time temporal autonomy leisure free time fight for time the good life labor movement time consciousness work-life balance work-life integration time poverty capabilities approach human development well-being happiness time saving technology sexual division of labor racial division of labor global division of labor feminism Karl Marx liberty political theory politics work

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