By Jonathan Crary
24/7: overdue Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores many of the ruinous effects of the increasing continuous techniques of twenty-first-century capitalism. now operates via each hour of the clock, pushing us into consistent job and eroding types of group and political expression, harmful the material of daily life.
Jonathan Crary examines how this interminable non-time blurs any separation among an intensified, ubiquitous consumerism and rising options of regulate and surveillance. He describes the continued administration of person attentiveness and the impairment of notion in the obligatory exercises of latest technological tradition. even as, he indicates that human sleep, as a restorative withdrawal that's intrinsically incompatible with 24/7 capitalism, issues to different extra ambitious and collective refusals of world-destroying styles of development and accumulation.
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