Unformatted text preview: that life at work is winning out over life at home. What are the indications that this is true? What are the causes of this phenomenon and what are its effects? 3. Amerco was named as one of the top 10 family-friendly firms in America by Working Mother magazine. What is paradoxical about this? In what ways was Amerco family friendly and in what ways was it not? What explains why so few employees used the family friendly policies that were available? Which of these benefits were most used? 4. What does Hochschild mean when she writes that the Taylorized workplaces of the early 20 th century have been transported to the home? In what ways are homes Taylorized today? Why does this happen and with what effects? 5. What were the most typical ways in which workers at Amerco dealt with the time bind that they found themselves in? What is problematic about some of these “solutions” to the time bind? How are Hochschild’s solutions different?...
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- Fall '07
- Time bind, Arlie Hochschild, Hochschild