24/7

24/7

Time and Temporality in the Network Society

Book - 2007
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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.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Business Books, 2007
ISBN: 9780804751964
080475196X
9780804751971
0804751978
Branch Call Number: HM656 .A14 2007
Characteristics: xvii, 284 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Uniform Title: Twenty-four seven

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