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- 24/7: time and temporality in the network society
- Hassan, Robert; Purser, Ronald E.
- For better or worse, the information and communication revolution has transformed our economic, cultural, and political world. On an individual scale, many of the traditional social, political, and cultural habits of mind and ways of being that evolved under the regime of the clock are changing rapidly, including the way individuals save, spend, and optimize time. At the organizational level, the pacing of innovation, levels of production, and new product development, are no longer temporally fixed due to the effects of living in a networked society and in the networked economy. 24/7 brings together leading thinkers from a variety of disciplines to analyze the differing relationships to time in an accelerated society. Offering much-needed insight and perspective into new issues and problems, this unique volume is the first to offer a wide range of cutting-edge thought on the new economic, cultural, and political world of the networked society. The book includes contributions from the leading scholars in this area, such as Barbara Adam, Mike Crang, Thomas Hylland Erikson, and Geert Lovink.
- Publication type
- Stanford Business Books
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- Business economy; Civilisation; Computers; Information society; Information technology; Time
- Stanford University Press
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- Copyright © 2007 by the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.
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- Peer reviewed