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- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication01/07/2009
- GenreScience & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleDigital Formations
- Series Part/Volume Number55
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight560 g
- Width160 mm
- Height230 mm
- Edited bySharon Kleinman
- Edition Statement1st New edition
- Table Of ContentsContents: Sharon Kleinman: Introduction - Suzy D'Enbeau/Patrice M. Buzzanell: Efficiencies of Pregnancy Management: From Penciling in Pregnancy to Elective C-Sections - Yvonne Houy: From Taylor to Just-in-Time Sustainability: A Short History of Efficient Eating - Michael L. Maynard: Hyping the Efficiencies of Fast(er) Food: The Glocalization of McDonald's Snack Wrap in Japan - Nathan Jurgenson/George Ritzer: Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Web 2.0 - Corey Anton: Clocks, Synchronization, and the Fate of Leisure: A Brief Media Ecological History of Digital Technologies - Brenda L. Berkelaar: No Punctuation: Searching for an Architecture of Time in the Culture of Efficiency - Mickey Brazeal: Varieties of Efficiency: How Automatic Asset Tracking Changes the Way Businesses Work - J. David Johnson: Profiling the Likelihood of Success of Electronic Medical Records - Daniel G. McDonald/Jingbo Meng: The Multitasking of Entertainment - Dominika Bednarska: Rethinking Access: Why Technology Isn't the Only Answer - Michael Bugeja: E-tymology of Inefficiency: How the Business World Colonized Academe - Letizia Caronia/Andre H. Caron: Mobile Learning in the Digital Age: A Clash of Cultures? - Julian Kilker: Procrustean Pedagogy: The Architecture of Efficiency in a New Medium - Penny A. Leisring: Stalking Made Easy: How Information and Communication Technologies Are Influencing the Way People Monitor and Harass One Another - Mikaela L. Marlow/Howard Giles: The Politics of Disaster: Crises, Communication, and Marginalization in the United States - Gene Burd: Efficiency Techniques in Journalistic Practice, Scientific Rigor, and Religious Rhetoric - Peg Oliveira: Mind over Multitasking: What Would Buddha Do? - Holly Parker: Transportation Transformation - David F. Donnelly: The Future Starts at 5:00 - Mark E. Hoffman/Carrie A. Bulger: Whither Boundaries? The Internet and the Blurring of Work and Personal Life - Annis G. Golden: A Technologically Gendered Paradox of Efficiency: Caring More About Work While Working in More Care - Sharon Kleinman: Conclusion: Win-Win Sustainability in the Culture of Efficiency - Jarice Hanson: Afterword: Reflections.
- Author BiographyThe Editor: Sharon Kleinman is Professor of Communications at Quinnipiac University. Her research focuses on the social implications of communication technologies and on issues concerning online and place-based communities. She is the editor of the critically acclaimed book Displacing Place: Mobile Communication in the Twenty-first Century (Peter Lang, 2007). She holds a B.A. in English and American literature from Brandeis University and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in communication from Cornell University.
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