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ISBN: 0745627781
Author: Barbara Adam
Language: English
Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (April 2, 2004)
Pages: 192
Category: Astronomy & Space Science
Subcategory: Science
Rating: 4.8
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Barbara Adam sets outa whole new agenda for ‘time’ analysis. In a book grounded in top-notch scholarship, BarbaraAdam traces how time has been viewed and lived through history andcivilization.

Barbara Adam sets outa whole new agenda for ‘time’ analysis. John Urry, University of Lancaster. Ronald Purser, San Francisco State University.

Barbara Adam has written a superb book. Michael Young, Director, Institute of Community Studies. It is a genuine expression of sociological thought using the insights of other disciplines not as 'borrowing' but as illustrations of a direction to be followed.

She specialises in social theory particularity in reference to time

She specialises in social theory particularity in reference to time. From 1988 to her retirement in 2011, she lectured at Cardiff University; she was appointed Professor of Sociology in 1999. In 1991, she was awarded the Philip Abrams Memorial Prize by the British Sociological Association for her monograph Time and Social Theory

Barbara Adam's time-based approach engages with, yet differs from postmodernist writings.

Barbara Adam's time-based approach engages with, yet differs from postmodernist writings. This book will be of interest to undergraduates, graduates and academics in the areas of sociology, social theory environmental/green issues, feminist theory, cultual studies, philosophy, peace studies, education, social policy and anthropology.

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What is time? How has our relationship to time changed through history and how does time structure our social lives? In this lively introduction, Barbara Adam explores the changing ways in which time has been understood and how this knowledge is embedded in cultural practices. She takes the reader on a journey of discovery that extends from ancient mythology and classical philosophy to the contemporary social world of high-speed computer networks and globalized social relations.

In this lively introduction, Barbara Adam explores the changing ways in which time has been understood and how this kwledge is embedded in cultural practices

In this lively introduction, Barbara Adam explores the changing ways in which time has been understood and how this kwledge is embedded in cultural practices. The book poses key questions about the nature of time, how it is conceptualized, what it means in practice and how the parameters set by nature have been transcended across the ages by the human quest for time kw-how and control.

What is time? How has our relationship to time changed throughhistory and how does time structure our social lives?

In this lively introduction, Barbara Adam explores the changingways in which time has been understood and how this knowledge isembedded in cultural practices. She takes the reader on a journeyof discovery that extends from ancient mythology and classicalphilosophy to the contemporary social world of high-speed computernetworks and globalized social relations.

The book poses key questions about the nature of time, how it isconceptualized, what it means in practice and how the parametersset by nature have been transcended across the ages by the humanquest for time know-how and control. It provides the reader with agood basis for understanding the role of time in contemporarysocial life.

This book assumes no previous knowledge. Through its broadperspective and transdisciplinary approach it provides anaccessible and wide-ranging introduction for students and teachersacross the social sciences.

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