Social Analysis of Time
By (author) Barbara Adam
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Timewatch by Barbara Adam
Book DescriptionIn this book the author moves beyond the time of clocks and calendars in order to study time as embedded in social interactions, structures, practices and knowledge, in artefacts, in the body, and in the environment. Adam suggests ways not merely to deconstruct but to reconstruct both common--sense and social science understanding.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745614618
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Barbara Adam
Time, Paperback (February 2004)
* explores the changing ways in which time has been understood and how this knowledge is embedded in cultural practices. * examines notions of time that extend from ancient mythology and classical philosophy to the contemporary social world of high--speed computer networks and globalized social relations.
Making Time, Hardback (July 2002)
This text looks at the way time is constructed, made, managed, and used in organizations. It both provides an overview of some of the key concepts in time and it explores how particular features of the modern world extend and change the temporal dimension of organizational activity.
Risk Society and Beyond, Paperback (May 2000)
Offers an introduction to the main arguments in Risk Society and develops a range of critical discussions of Ulrich Beck's thought.
Timescapes of Modernity, Hardback (March 1998)» View all books by Barbara Adam
Introducing a "timescape" perspective, the author dislodges taken-for-granted assumptions about environmental change, enables reformulation of environmental problems and their cures and provides the potential for strategies to deal with some of the most severe environmental hazards of our time.
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