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The Resource Shades of loneliness : pathologies of a technological society, Richard Stivers

Shades of loneliness : pathologies of a technological society, Richard Stivers

Label
Shades of loneliness : pathologies of a technological society
Title
Shades of loneliness
Title remainder
pathologies of a technological society
Statement of responsibility
Richard Stivers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this incisive and controversial book, Richard Stivers rejects genetic explanations of psychological problems, arguing instead that the very organization of technological societies is behind the pervasive experience of loneliness. In its extreme form, loneliness assumes pathological dimensions in neurosis and schizophrenia, which reflect the contradiction between power and meaninglessness that characterizes modern life. Loneliness, in its many manifestations, seems to be the price we must pay for living in a technological world. Yet nurturing family, friend, and community ties can mitigate i
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
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Stivers, Richard
Dewey number
303.48/33
Index
index present
LC call number
HM851
LC item number
.S75 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New social formations
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Information society
  • Technological innovations
  • Personality change
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Loneliness
  • Information society
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Loneliness
  • Personality change
  • Technological innovations
  • Informationsgesellschaft
  • Isolation
  • Zwischenmenschliche Beziehung
  • Eenzaamheid
  • Psychosociale aspecten
  • Consumptiemaatschappij
  • Sociale verandering
  • Technische ontwikkeling
Label
Shades of loneliness : pathologies of a technological society, Richard Stivers
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Technology, character, and personality -- Technology and stress -- Cultural and psychological conflict -- Culture and the neurotic need for affection and for power -- Compulsive and impulsive disorders -- Narcissism and depression -- Paranoia and schizophrenia -- Shades of loneliness
Control code
657966929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 149 pages).
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417503599
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)657966929
Label
Shades of loneliness : pathologies of a technological society, Richard Stivers
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Technology, character, and personality -- Technology and stress -- Cultural and psychological conflict -- Culture and the neurotic need for affection and for power -- Compulsive and impulsive disorders -- Narcissism and depression -- Paranoia and schizophrenia -- Shades of loneliness
Control code
657966929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 149 pages).
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417503599
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)657966929

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