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24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep


ISBN: 9781781683101

Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Verso, 2014
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.1 x 19.6 cm

24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores some of the ruinous consequences of the expanding non-stop processes of twenty-first-century capitalism. The marketplace now operates through every hour of the clock, pushing us into constant activity and eroding forms of community and political expression, damaging the fabric of everyday life. Jonathan Crary examines how this interminable non-time blurs any separation between an intensified, ubiquitous consumerism and emerging strategies of control and surveillance.

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