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Virtual Self
By Ben Agger

The Virtual Self

A Contemporary Sociology

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Virtual Self by Ben Agger

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The Virtual Self is an engaging and exciting text that addresses issues relating to our rapidly changing society, social structure, and communication needs. In doing so, it addresses major issues in sociology that inform virtually all of a student's course work. * Introduces students to concepts of the self and society in an age of rapid technology and high speed communication* Examines the relationship between everyday life and social structure in key domains of communication, personality, work/family, leisure and entertainment, and economics* Written in a lively, engaging style for readers without a sociological background

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631216483
ISBN-10: 0631216480
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 166mm x 18mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ben Agger

Ben Agger is Professor of Sociology and Humanities at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he also directs the Center for Theory. He publishes in critical theory and cultural studies. His most recent books include Public Sociology: From Social Facts to Literary Acts (2000) and Postponing the Postmodern: Sociological Practices, Selves and Theories (2002).

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