Managing Screen Time in an Online Society, 1st Edition

  • Lídia Oliveira
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  • ISBN-10: 1522581642
  • ISBN-13: 9781522581642
  • DDC: 004.67
  • 393 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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The number of hours individuals spend in front of screens, such as smartphones, televisions, computers, and tablets, is enormous in today’s society because screen time plays a very important role in work contexts and an even more significant role in social interaction and cultural consumption. This almost compulsive relationship with screens is more evident in children and young people and can have a lasting impact on how a society approaches screen time. Managing Screen Time in an Online Society is a collection of innovative research on how screen time seduces the person to stay in the online interaction leaving her/him in a state of alienation from her/his face-to-face context. While highlighting the methods and applications of time management in the context of screen time, especially during leisure, social interaction, and cultural consumption, this book covers topics including media consumption, psychology, and social networks. This book is ideal for researchers, students, and professionals seeking emerging information on the relationship between online interaction and personal relationships.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Human and Social Aspects of Technology (AHSAT) Book Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Sedated by the Screen: Social Use of Time in the Age of Mediated Acceleration.
2: Running After Time: Temporality, Technology, and Power.
3: Screen Time, Temporality, and (Dis)embodiment.
4: Time Orientation and Media Use: The Rise of the Device and the Changing Nature of Our Time Perception.
5: Screen Time and the Logic of Identification in the Networked Society.
6: The Screens of Our Time: On “Time” – Implications for Screen Time Research.
7: Returning to the TV Screen: The Potential of Content Unification in iTV.
8: A Critical Review of Social Screen Time Management by Youngsters in Formal Educational Contexts.
9: The Era of Hyperconnectivity: Investigating the Times for PhD Supervision.
10: Futurization of Thinking and Behavior: Exploring People’s Imaginaries About the Future and Futurization.
11: If It Ticks Like a Clock, It Should Be Time Perspective: Shortcomings in the Study of Subjective Time.
12: World of Warcraft: Screen Time and Identity Building.
13: Measuring the Relationship Between Time Perspective and Well-Being.
14: The Destructuring of Time in Psychosis.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.