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Book review: Social acceleration: a new theory of modernity

Barker, Kye (2013) Book review: Social acceleration: a new theory of modernity. LSE Review of Books (12 Sep 2013). Blog.

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"Social Acceleration: A New Theory of Modernity." Hartmut Rosa. Columbia University Press. July 2013. --- In Social Acceleration, Hartmut Rosa considers the quickening tempo of modern social life, arguing that our institutions and practices are marked by the shrinking of the present.The book is gracefully written and convincingly argued, writes Kye Barker, and it seems that critical theory still has quite a bit to tell us about the way we live today.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2013 10:50
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2013 10:50
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54391

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