No Time: Stress and the Crisis of Modern Life by Heather Menzies

No Time: Stress and the Crisis of Modern Life

byHeather Menzies

Paperback | March 7, 2005

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Everyone agrees: there aren't enough hours in the day. But what happened to the promise that technology would provide more leisure time? Instead, everyone is working harder and longer than they did 15 years ago, squeezed and scattered and stressed to the point of burnout. Coping with the dizzying pace of a society drowning in information overload, it's a wonder anyone functions normally.
Building on the success of "Whose Brave New World? and "Fastforward and Out of Control, Heather Menzies takes readers on a sobering tour of this troubling phenomenon, highlighting personal stories from a workaholic father and a woman suffering from chronic fatigue. Menzies details the root causes of the frantic quest to speed everything up; looks at the especially difficult situation for those such as teachers, nurses, and social workers who are responsible for social well being; and offers commonsense solutions to a problem affecting all of society.

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Heather Menzies is an award-winning writer and scholar. She is the author of seven books, including the 1996 best-seller, Whose Brave New World? She has also contributed articles to international and North American journals and newspapers. She lives in Ottawa.
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Title:No Time: Stress and the Crisis of Modern LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.4 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:March 7, 2005Publisher:Douglas & McIntyreLanguage:English

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