Vai al contenuto principale della pagina

No time [[electronic resource] ] : stress and the crisis of modern life / / Heather Menzies

(Visualizza in formato marc)    (Visualizza in BIBFRAME)

Autore: Menzies Heather <1949-> Visualizza persona
Titolo: No time [[electronic resource] ] : stress and the crisis of modern life / / Heather Menzies Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Vancouver, B.C., : Douglas & McIntyre
[Berkeley, CA], : Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West, c2005
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (305 p.)
Disciplina: 303.48/3
Soggetto topico: Technology - Social aspects
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-282) and index.
Nota di contenuto: 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.
Sommario/riassunto: 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, highlightin
Titolo autorizzato: No time  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-282-69647-5
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910456369603321
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui