Description - The Virtual Self by Ben Agger
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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(239mm x 166mm x 18mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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).