Time, consumption and everyday life: practice, materiality and culture

  title={Time, consumption and everyday life: practice, materiality and culture},
  author={Elizabeth Shove and Frank Trentmann and Richard Wilk},
Has material civilization spun out of control, becoming too fast for our own well-being and that of the planet? This book confronts these anxieties and examines the changing rhythms and temporal organization of everyday life. How do people handle hurriedness, burn-out and stress? Are slower forms of consumption viable? This volume brings together international experts from geography, sociology, history, anthropology and philosophy. In case studies covering the United States, Asia and Europe… 

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