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Culture of the Slow

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Across the world, there has been a growing dissatisfaction with the tempo of modern life. Described simply as the 'slow pheno... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Across the world, there has been a growing dissatisfaction with the tempo of modern life. Described simply as the 'slow phenomenon', this volume explores this new brand of living that entails not simply slowing down but an embracing of alternative activities that promote meaning, thoughtfulness, engagement and authenticity.

Barnaby B. Barratt, University of Cape Town, South Africa Kim Humphery, RMIT University, Australia Siv Lie, New York University, USA Charles Lindholm, Boston University, USA Angela Ragusa, Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia Martin Ryle, University of Sussex, UK Roberta Sassatelli, University of Milan, Italy Juliet B. Schor, Boston College, USA Kate Soper, London Metropolitan University, UK

Autorentext
Barnaby B. Barratt, University of Cape Town, South Africa Kim Humphery, RMIT University, Australia Siv Lie, New York University, USACharles Lindholm, Boston University, USAAngela Ragusa, Charles Sturt University (CSU), AustraliaMartin Ryle, University of Sussex, UK Roberta Sassatelli, University of Milan, Italy Juliet B. Schor, Boston College, USAKate Soper, London Metropolitan University, UK

Inhalt
1. The Time of Consumption; Kim Humphery 2. From Fast Fashion to Connected Consumption: Slowing Down the Spending Treadmill; Juliet B. Schor 3. You Eat What You Are: Cultivated Taste and the Pursuit of Authenticity in the Slow Food Movement; Charles Lindholm and Siv B. Lie. 4. Consuming Space Slowly: Reflections on Authenticity, Place and the Self; Nicholas Osbaldiston 5. Alternative Hedonism: The World by Bicycle; Martin Ryle and Kate Soper 6. Downshifting or Conspicuous Consumption? A Sociological Examination of Tree Change as a Manifestation of Slow Culture; Angela Ragusa 7. Sensuality, Sexuality, and the Eroticism of Slowness; Barnaby B. Barratt 8. Creativity Takes Time, Critique Needs Space: Re-Working the Political Investment of the Consumer through Pleasure; Roberta Sassatelli

Produktinformationen

Titel: Culture of the Slow
Untertitel: Social Deceleration in an Accelerated World
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EAN: 9781137319449
ISBN: 978-1-137-31944-9
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Soziologie
Anzahl Seiten: 208
Veröffentlichung: 23.04.2013
Jahr: 2013
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 1.2 MB
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