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EAN-139781594510335   EAN-13 barcode 9781594510335
Product NameSpeeding Up Fast Capitalism: Cultures, Jobs, Families, Schools, Bodies
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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Width0.43 inches    (convert)
Height9.02 inches    (convert)
Length5.98 inches    (convert)
Weight8.32 ounces    (convert)
AuthorBen Agger
Page Count192
BindingPaperback
Published06/13/2004
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionIn his 1989 book, Fast Capitalism, Ben Agger presented a framework for understanding late-20th century social problems. Speeding Up Fast Capitalism, a sequel to his earlier book, assesses social changes since the end of the 1980s brought about by information technologies like the Internet, which have quickened the pace of everyday life. In Speeding Up Fast Capitalism, Agger assesses the impact of the Internet on consciousness, communication, culture and community, and evaluates the prospects of democratic social change. Where the earlier book was largely theoretical, Speeding Up applies critical theory to specific topics such as Internet culture, work, families, childhood, schooling, food, the body and fitness. Although indebted to Fast Capitalism, the sequel appeals to an audience wider than theorists, including empirical sociologists, social scientists and scholars in cultural disciplines.
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