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Body and time : bodily rhythms and social synchronism in the digital media society / edited by Bianca Maria Pirani and Thomas S. Smith.

Pirani, Bianca Maria. (Added Author). Smith, Thomas S. (Added Author).
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Subject: Time > Sociological aspects.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781443868686
  • ISBN: 144386868X
  • ISBN: 1322179778
  • ISBN: 9781322179773
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 289 pages)
  • Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: List of figures -- List of tables -- Preface -- Introduction / Bianca Maria Pirani and Thomas S. Smith -- Part I: methodological issues, bodies, and the course of time -- Bodies of distraction / Petra Loffler -- Time capital and social gravity: two new concepts for sociology of Time / Marian Preda -- The sensory inscribed body vs. the rhythmic body: toward an embodied sociology / Bianca Maria Pirani -- Timing is everything: activating identity work / Anne F. Eisenberg and Ryan S. Graham -- Part II: case studies from metropolitan contexts -- Territorialized everydayness between proxemics and diastemics: space-time rhythms in a context of acceleration / Alicia Lindon -- Regulation of bodies and things: a structurationist note on robust innovation in regional clusters / Robert J. Schmidt -- Actors' life rhythms in the metropolitan art worlds / Chan Langaret -- Bodily rhythms and social rhythms in the resorts of the French alps: winter sport, nightlife, and seasonality near Mont Blanc / Andre Suchet -- Part III: bodily rhythms, synchronization, and emergent structure -- Synchronizing movement and perception: determinants and predictors of body-sense / Anabela Pereira -- Synchronization of forms of vitality dynamics in music therapy / Zaira Jagudina -- Intergroup conflict, cohesion, and interpersonal rewards: an experimental study / Stephen Benard -- Through space, against time: a glance at the phenomenon of orientalization / Alessandro Porrovecchio -- Synchronization and social interaction: innate mechanisms in attachment and emergent -- Structure in social life / Thomas S. Smith -- Postface.
Summary: Body and Time is an innovative and concise survey of penetrating essays, conceptualizing the body as a physiological system embedded in a social network. In its complex and multilayered structure, it is aligned to and overlaps with other related functions. Contributors to this publication are members of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 54 - 'The Body in the Social Sciences', and their contributions specifically refer to the RC54 Mid-Term Conference - 'The Mobile I ...
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