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Book review: metric power by David Beer

Williams, Thomas Christie (2016) Book review: metric power by David Beer. LSE Review of Books (27 Oct 2016). Website.

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In Metric Power, David Beer examines the intensifying role that metrics play in our everyday lives, from healthcare provision to our interactions with friends and family, within the context of the so-termed data revolution. This is a book that illustrates our growing implication in, and arguable acquiescence to, an increasingly quantified world, but, Thomas Christie Williams asks, where do we locate resistance?

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2016 12:37
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2021 23:43

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