Shades of Loneliness: Pathologies of a Technological Society

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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 ...

Shades of Loneliness: Pathologies of a Technological Society 2004, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742530027

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Shades of Loneliness: Pathologies of a Technological Society 2004, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742530034

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