02942nam 22005774a 450 991045636960332120210723192058.01-282-69647-597866126964731-926685-74-1(CKB)2430000000002734(EBL)547525(OCoLC)611612509(SSID)ssj0000440206(PQKBManifestationID)11287495(PQKBTitleCode)TC0000440206(PQKBWorkID)10488533(PQKB)11151857(MiAaPQ)EBC547525(GLC)417025(CaBNvSL)slc00224815(Au-PeEL)EBL547525(CaPaEBR)ebr10312707(CaONFJC)MIL269647(EXLCZ)99243000000000273420050204d2005 uy 0engur|n|---|||||txtccrNo time[electronic resource] stress and the crisis of modern life /Heather MenziesVancouver, B.C. Douglas & McIntyre ;[Berkeley, CA] Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group Westc20051 online resource (305 p.)1-55365-045-X Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-282) and index.Part I: Individuals : trashing the body and the mind through stress and overwork. Building an environment in motion -- Stressed out and dreamless -- Workaholics and chronic fatigue. Part II: Institutions : living in an attention-deficit culture. Virtual worlds and deserting the real -- Nurses and health care -- Minding the common welfare. Part III: Society : bringing a crisis of accountability and meaning home to roost. Children's time and attention deficit disorder -- Drawing students into society's conversations -- Civic dialogue and noisy silence. Part IV: Renewal : reclaiming a feeling for ourselves. Take your time -- Time for dialogue and democracy.Everyone agrees: there aren't enough hours in the day. But what happened to the promise that technology would provide more leisure time? Instead, everyone is working harder and longer than they did 15 years ago, squeezed and scattered and stressed to the point of burnout. Coping with the dizzying pace of a society drowning in information overload, it's a wonder anyone functions normally.Building on the success of Whose Brave New World? and Fastforward and Out of Control, Heather Menzies takes readers on a sobering tour of this troubling phenomenon, highlightinTechnologySocial aspectsElectronic books.TechnologySocial aspects.303.48/3Menzies Heather1949-998218Gibson Library Connections, Inc.MiAaPQMiAaPQMiAaPQBOOK9910456369603321No time2289644UNINA