Timetables and Scheduling: On the Social Organization of Time


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An analysis of the social organization of time, done through the main institutions and processes that govern the temporal regulation of social life. namely timetables and scheduling. The conventional basis of our standard time orientation is discussed along with the social order underlying regular patterns relating to the fundamental temporal features of social events (duration, sequence. timing, tempo), and issues concerning scheduling.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-94
Number of pages8
JournalSociological Inquiry
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1976
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Sociology and Political Science


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