Resistance in the Deceleration Lane: Velocentrism, Slow Culture and Everyday Practice

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Motivated by a desire to reflect critically on the ways in which speeds, both high and low, and their representations affect the construction, deconstruction and reconstruction of meanings around particular cultural texts, images and practices, Resistance in the Deceleration Lane uses the velocentric perspective to examine the phenomenon of "slow living" and its rhetoric. The book analyzes cultural practices which are inspired by the conviction that the increased speed of everyday life cannot be accepted unquestioningly. It ...

Resistance in the Deceleration Lane: Velocentrism, Slow Culture and Everyday Practice 2014, Peter Lang AG, Bern

ISBN-13: 9783631655580

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