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Juliet Schor

Juliet Schor

Juliet Schor is Professor of Sociology at Boston College. Before joining Boston College, she taught at Harvard University for 17 years, in the Department of Economics and the Committee on Degrees in Women’s Studies. A graduate of Wesleyan University, Schor received her Ph.D. in economics at the University of Massachusetts. Her books include: "True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans Are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, High-Satisfaction Economy" (2011). She is also author of the national best-seller, "The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure" (1993) and "The Overspent American: Why We Want What We Don’t Need" (1999). Her other writings are available on her website, Plenitude - the Blog.

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