The Affluent Society. Pdf

The Affluent Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Sept. 29, 2015
The Affluent Society

The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith
1998 | ISBN: 0395925002 | English | 288 pages | EPUB | 1 MB
Elsewhere, U.S.A.: How We Got From the Company Man, Family Dinners, and the Affluent Society to the... (Audiobook) (repost)

Dalton Conley, "Elsewhere, U.S.A.: How We Got From the Company Man, Family Dinners, and the Affluent Society to the Home Office, BlackBerry Moms, and Economic Anxiety" (Audiobook)
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1423377621 | MP3 VBR V5 | 6 hrs 32 mins | 257 Mb

Over the past three decades, our daily lives have changed slowly but dramatically. Boundaries between leisure and work, public space and private space, and home and office have blurred and become permeable. How many of us now work from home, our wireless economy allowing and encouraging us to work 24/7? How many of us talk to our children while scrolling through e-mails on our BlackBerrys? How many of us feel overextended, as we are challenged to play multiple roles – worker, boss, parent, spouse, friend, and client – all in the same instant? Dalton Conley, social scientist and writer, provides us with an X-ray view of our new social reality.

The Burnout Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Jan. 16, 2017
The Burnout Society

The Burnout Society
by Byung-Chul Han
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0804795096 | 69 Pages | True PDF | 0.3 MB

Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual.

The Transparency Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Jan. 16, 2017
The Transparency Society

The Transparency Society
by Byung-Chul Han
English | 2015 | ISBN: 080479460X | 71 Pages | True PDF | 0.3 MB

In this manifesto, Byung-Chul Han denounces transparency as a false ideal, the strongest and most pernicious of our contemporary mythologies.

We are Big Data: The Future of the Information Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Jan. 15, 2017
We are Big Data: The Future of the Information Society

We are Big Data: The Future of the Information Society by Sander Klous
English | 10 July 2016 | ISBN: 9462391823 | 220 Pages | EPUB | 1.8 MB

This book demonstrates the inevitability of a continuously growing role of data in our society and it stresses that this role does not need to be threatening: to the contrary, collection and analysis of data can help us prevent traffic jams, suppress epidemics, or produce tailor made medicine. The authors sketch the contours of a new information society,

Directing Public Companies: Company Law and the Stockholder Society(Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Jan. 14, 2017
Directing Public Companies: Company Law and the Stockholder Society(Repost)

Directing Public Companies: Company Law and the Stockholder Society by Janice Dean
English | 2003 | ISBN: 1859416357 | 300 Pages | PDF | 2.66 MB

Japan: The Childless Society?: The Crisis of Motherhood  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by BUGSY at Jan. 13, 2017
Japan: The Childless Society?: The Crisis of Motherhood

Japan: The Childless Society?: The Crisis of Motherhood by Muriel Jolivet
English | Jan. 29, 1997 | ISBN: 0415146461, 041514647X | 258 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Disillusioned by long hours at home alone and by demands from the older generation, Japanese women are marrying later, resulting in a sharp decline in the Japanese birth rate.

Technoscience and Citizenship: Ethics and Governance in the Digital Society  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Jan. 9, 2017
Technoscience and Citizenship: Ethics and Governance in the Digital Society

Technoscience and Citizenship: Ethics and Governance in the Digital Society (The International Library of Ethics, Law and Technology) by Ana Delgado
English | 16 Jan. 2017 | ISBN: 3319324128 | 216 Pages | PDF | 3.13 MB

This book provides insights on how emerging technosciences come together with new forms of governance and ethical questioning. Combining science and technologies and ethics approaches, it looks at the emergence of three key technoscientific domains - body enhancement technologies,

Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Jan. 7, 2017
Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio (repost)

Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio by Roger Tory Peterson, Virginia Marie Peterson
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0789211351 | 694 pages | EPUB | 262 MB
Citizenship for the Learning Society: Europe, Subjectivity, and Educational Research

Citizenship for the Learning Society: Europe, Subjectivity, and Educational Research (Journal of Philosophy of Education) by Naomi Hodgson
2016 | ISBN: 1119152062 | English | 240 pages | PDF | 1 MB