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Culture of the Slow: Social Deceleration in an Accelerated World

Culture of the Slow: Social Deceleration in an Accelerated World (Hardback)

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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.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPopular culturePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesConsumerismPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: work & labour Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 23/04/2013 ISBN-13: 9780230299764  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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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

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