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Overload and Boredom: Essays on the Quality of Life in the Information Society (Contributions in Sociology) ePub download

by Orrin Klapp

  • Author: Orrin Klapp
  • ISBN: 0313250014
  • ISBN13: 978-0313250019
  • ePub: 1132 kb | FB2: 1682 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Physics
  • Publisher: Praeger (February 21, 1986)
  • Pages: 174
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Overload and Boredom book. This series of essays explores the impact of information on the quality of life in modern society. Addressing the significance of boredom as an indicator of overloads of information, Klapp argues that the information society has become boring in spite of itself. He contends that constant inundation with information has led to nothing less than the attrition of meaning. Red This series of essays explores the impact of information on the quality of life in modern society.

Overload and Boredom: Essays on the Quality of Life in the Informational Society. Seeing Wittgenstein as thus building on Frege helps clarify (inter alia) his worries, in the Blue Book, and the Investigations, about meaning, intending, and understanding, and the point of the rule following discussion.

This series of essays explores the impact of information on the quality of life in modern society.

Klapp, Orrin E. (1986). Book, Online - Google Books. Contributions in sociology, 0084-9278 ; no. 57. Notes. Overload and boredom : essays on the quality of life in the information society. New York : Greenwood Press. Klapp, Orrin E. Overload and boredom : essays on the quality of life in the information society, Orrin E. Klapp Greenwood Press New York 1986. Australian/Harvard Citation. (Orrin Edgar), 1915-.

Overload and Boredom: Essays on the Quality of Life in the Information Society. Dying for information? An investigation into the effects of information overload in the UK and worldwide. New York: Greenwood Press.

Chicago Distribution Center. Posttruth, Truthiness, and Alternative Facts: Information Behavior and Critical Information Consumption for a New Age. The Library Quarterly. Information, Community, Policy. Cooke. Using Technology to Support Equity and Inclusion in Youth Library Programming: Current Practices and Future Opportunities. Subramaniam et al. Queering the Catalog: Queer Theory and the Politics of Correction. Teaching to Dismantle White Supremacy in Archives.

KEYWORDS: Boredom, BPS, Deviant Behavior, Deviance, Society. JOURNAL NAME: Advances in Applied Sociology, Vo. N., February 13, 2018. ABSTRACT: The purpose of this paper was the analysis of the relationship between boredom and deviance behavior; this is a field not completely explored by the sociology of deviance, despite the increase in alarm due to the increase in: deviant behavior by young people and crimes committed by groups. 1986. Overload and Boredom: Essays on the Quality of Life in an Information Society. In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. In K. Bell (E., Open education sociology dictionary. Redundancy and noise, Klapp asserts, have replaced resonance and variety in the modern world. The information society has become entropic rather than progressive and a deficit in the quality of life has resulted.

This series of essays explores the impact of information on the quality of life in modern society. Addressing the significance of boredom as an indicator of overloads of information, Klapp argues that the information society has become boring in spite of itself. He contends that constant inundation with information has led to nothing less than the attrition of meaning. Redundancy and noise, Klapp asserts, have replaced resonance and variety in the modern world. The information society has become entropic rather than progressive and a deficit in the quality of life has resulted. The author expands upon these problems of the information society; identifying their origins, addressing their implications, and examining the social placebos and temporary remedies currently employed in dealing with them. Finally, he offers his conclusions and suggests ways in which modern man might address the loss in human potential and perhaps find a remedy for culturally symptomatic boredom.

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