Non-Places

An Introduction to Supermodernity

; John Howe (Oversetter)

An ever-increasing proportion of our lives is spent in supermarkets, airports and hotels, on motorways or in front of TVs, computers and cash machines. This invasion of the world by what Marc Auge calls 'non-space' results in a profound alteration of awareness: something we perceive, but only in a partial and incoherent manner. Les mer
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An ever-increasing proportion of our lives is spent in supermarkets, airports and hotels, on motorways or in front of TVs, computers and cash machines. This invasion of the world by what Marc Auge calls 'non-space' results in a profound alteration of awareness: something we perceive, but only in a partial and incoherent manner. Auge uses the concept of 'super modernity' to describe a situation of excessive information and excessive space. In this fascinating essay, now re-issued with a new introduction, he seeks to establish an intellectual framework for an anthropology of super modernity modernity.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse































Introduction to the Second Editionvii
Prologue1(6)




The Near and the Elsewhere

7(28)




Anthropological Place

35(26)




From Places to Non-Places

61(34)
Epilogue95(4)
A Brief Bibliography99

Om forfatteren

MARC AUGE is Director of Studies at the Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales in Paris.