The Resource Social acceleration : a new theory of modernity, Hartmut Rosa ; translated by Jonathan Trejo-Mathys

Social acceleration : a new theory of modernity, Hartmut Rosa ; translated by Jonathan Trejo-Mathys

Label
Social acceleration : a new theory of modernity
Title
Social acceleration
Title remainder
a new theory of modernity
Statement of responsibility
Hartmut Rosa ; translated by Jonathan Trejo-Mathys
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Hartmut Rosa advances an account of the temporal structure of society from the perspective of critical theory. He identifies three categories of change in the tempo of modern social life: technological acceleration, evident in transportation, communication, and production; the acceleration of social change, reflected in cultural knowledge, social institutions, and personal relationships; and acceleration in the pace of life, which happens despite the expectation that technological change should increase an individual's free time. According to Rosa, both the structural and cultural
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HM656
LC item number
.R6713 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New directions in critical theory
Label
Social acceleration : a new theory of modernity, Hartmut Rosa ; translated by Jonathan Trejo-Mathys
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Illustrations; Translator's Introduction: Modernity and Time; In Place of a Preface; Introduction; PART 1: The Categorial Framework of a Systematic Theory of Social Acceleration; 1. From the Love of Movement to the Law of Acceleration: Observations of Modernity; 1. Acceleration and the Culture of Modernity; 2. Modernization, Acceleration, and Social Theory; 2. What Is Social Acceleration?; 1. Preliminary Considerations: Acceleration and Escalation; 2. Three Dimensons of Social Acceleration; 3. Five Categories of Inertia; 4. On the Relation Between Movement and Inertia in Modernity
  • 2. From Substantial A Priori Identity to Stable a Posteriori Identity: The Temporalization of Life3. From Temporally Stable to Situational Identity: The Temporalization of Time; 11. Situational Politics: Paradoxical Time Horizons Between Desynchronization and Disintegration; 1. Time in Politics -- Politics in Time; 2. The Temporalization of History in the Modern Age; 3. Paradoxical Time Horizons: The Detemporalization of History in Late Modernity; 12. Acceleration and Rigidity: An Attempt to Redefine Modernity; Conclusion: Frenetic Standstill? The End of History; Notes; Bibliography; Index
  • 6. The Speeding Up of Society as a Self-Propelling Process: The Circle of Acceleration7. Acceleration and Growth: External Driving Forces of Social Acceleration; 1. Time Is Money: The Economic Motor; 2. The Promise of Acceleration: The Cultural Motor; 3. The Temporalization of Complexity: The Socio-Structural Motor; 8. Power, War, and Speed: The State and the Military as Key Institutional Accelerators; PART 4: Consequences; 9, Acceleration, Globalization, Postmodernity; 10. Situational Identity: Of Drifters and Players; 1. The Dynamization of the Self in Modernity
  • PART 2: Mechanisms and Manifestations: A Phenomenology of Social Acceleration3. Technical Acceleration and the Revolutionizing of the Space-Time Regime; 4. Slipping Slopes: The Acceleration of Social Change and the Increase of Contingency; 5. The Acceleration of the ""Pace of Life"" and Paradoxes in the Experience of Time; 1. Objective Parameters: The Escalation of the Speed of Action; 2. Subjective Parameters: The Pressure and the Experience of Racing Time; 3. Temporal Structures and Self-Relations; PART 3: Causes
Control code
ocn849935862
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xl, 470 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231519885
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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  • 22573/ctt345rb7
  • ccd211af-bbb3-4133-b5af-e9b198cddd81
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not applicable
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.b2878053x
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849935862
  • pebco0231519885

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