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- Interdisciplinary study at the interface between design, sociology, and psychology
- Easy-to-follow introduction with experiments and examples from everyday life
- Attractive layout, high-quality finishing (linen)
Aims and Scope
The transformation of society from an agrarian to an industrial, and finally an urbanized way of living and working has created a fundamental change in our understanding of time: more and more this is determined by a 24/7 mentality, which is demanded for 24 hours on 7 days of the week.
The move from natural time – via the mechanical clock – to the digital age leads to a fragmentation of time that deeply affects our daily biological and social rhythm.
Focusing on objects in our designed environment, this book investigates potential risks such as that arising from a new perception of time – by exploring the concept of uchronia, a term derived from the Greek u-topos and meaning "no time" or "non-time".
- 192 pages
- Type of Publication:
- Time; Design; Chronosociology; Chronobiology