Coverart for item
The Resource Lost in perfection : impacts of optimisation on culture and psyche, edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch and Hartmut Rosa ; with editorial assistance from Julia Schreiber & Benedikt Salfeld

Lost in perfection : impacts of optimisation on culture and psyche, edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch and Hartmut Rosa ; with editorial assistance from Julia Schreiber & Benedikt Salfeld

Label
Lost in perfection : impacts of optimisation on culture and psyche
Title
Lost in perfection
Title remainder
impacts of optimisation on culture and psyche
Statement of responsibility
edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch and Hartmut Rosa ; with editorial assistance from Julia Schreiber & Benedikt Salfeld
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Dewey number
300.1/1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • King, Vera,
  • Gerisch, Benigna,
  • Rosa, Hartmut
Series statement
Classical and contemporary social theory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Mathematical optimization
Label
Lost in perfection : impacts of optimisation on culture and psyche, edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch and Hartmut Rosa ; with editorial assistance from Julia Schreiber & Benedikt Salfeld
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on contributors; Introduction: 'lost in perfection' -- ideals and performances; PART I Optimisation in economy and working life; 1 Optimisation in a context of financialisation; 2 The subject in the marketplace, the subject as a marketplace; 3 The missing link: how organisations bridge the gap between dynamic stabilisation and individual optimisation; PART II Changes in intersubjectivity -- pathologies of the social; 4 'Fitter, happier, more productive' : optimising time with technology
  • 5 Optimising patterns of life conduct: transformations in relations to the self and to others, especially in generational care6 The two meanings of the notion of social pathology: toward an anthropology of adversity in individualistic society; PART III The optimised self; 7 The authoritarian dimension in digital self-tracking: containment, commodification, subjugation; 8 The truth of fear; 9 Perfection, sublimation and idealisation; 10 A pathological organization based on a longing for perfection; PART IV Optimisation of the body
  • 11 Optimisation by knife: on types of biographical appropriation of aesthetic surgery in late modernity12 Fighting death with aesthetic medicine: the rise of minimally invasive procedures in times of self-optimisation; 13 Rationalising life by means of self-optimisation: the obsessive-compulsive excess of Gustav Großmann. A striking example for the rationalistic bookkeeper-personality; Conclusions; Index
Control code
on1046085095
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315179964
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1046085095
Label
Lost in perfection : impacts of optimisation on culture and psyche, edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch and Hartmut Rosa ; with editorial assistance from Julia Schreiber & Benedikt Salfeld
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on contributors; Introduction: 'lost in perfection' -- ideals and performances; PART I Optimisation in economy and working life; 1 Optimisation in a context of financialisation; 2 The subject in the marketplace, the subject as a marketplace; 3 The missing link: how organisations bridge the gap between dynamic stabilisation and individual optimisation; PART II Changes in intersubjectivity -- pathologies of the social; 4 'Fitter, happier, more productive' : optimising time with technology
  • 5 Optimising patterns of life conduct: transformations in relations to the self and to others, especially in generational care6 The two meanings of the notion of social pathology: toward an anthropology of adversity in individualistic society; PART III The optimised self; 7 The authoritarian dimension in digital self-tracking: containment, commodification, subjugation; 8 The truth of fear; 9 Perfection, sublimation and idealisation; 10 A pathological organization based on a longing for perfection; PART IV Optimisation of the body
  • 11 Optimisation by knife: on types of biographical appropriation of aesthetic surgery in late modernity12 Fighting death with aesthetic medicine: the rise of minimally invasive procedures in times of self-optimisation; 13 Rationalising life by means of self-optimisation: the obsessive-compulsive excess of Gustav Großmann. A striking example for the rationalistic bookkeeper-personality; Conclusions; Index
Control code
on1046085095
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315179964
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1046085095

Library Locations

    • InternetBorrow it
      Albany, Auckland, 0632, NZ
Processing Feedback ...