The Quantified Self download free [PDF and Ebook] by Deborah Lupton

The Quantified Self download free [PDF and Ebook] by Deborah Lupton year 2016
  • Book name: The Quantified Self
  • Author: Deborah Lupton
  • Release date: 2016/12/30
  • Publisher: POLITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781509500604
  • Rating: 7.83 of 10
  • Votes: 194
  • Review by: Dario Sikes
  • Review rating: 9.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/29
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: With the advent of digital devices and software, self-tracking practices have gained new adherents and have spread into a wide array of social domains. The Quantified Self movement has emerged to promote 'self-knowledge through numbers'. In this groundbreaking book Deborah Lupton critically analyses the social, cultural and political dimensions of contemporary self-tracking and identifies the concepts of selfhood and human embodiment and the value of the data that underpin them. The book incorporates discussion of the consolations and frustrations of self-tracking, as well as about the proliferating ways in which people's personal data are now used beyond their private rationales. Lupton outlines how the information that is generated through self-tracking is taken up and repurposed for commercial, governmental, managerial and research purposes. In the relationship between personal data practices and big data politics, the implications of self-tracking are becoming ever more crucial.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H48M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ethical & Social Aspects Of Computing, Media Studies, Impact Of Science & Technology On Society, Communication Studies, Sociology
  • Available formats: DOC, EPUB, TXT, PDF, TCR, WORD, AZW3, RTF. Compressed in ZIP, 7-ZIP, CBR, RAR, TBZ, CBC, TAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 22.26 USD
  • Dimensions: 139x216x18mm
  • Weight: 250g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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