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Failure

Author: Arjun Appadurai; Neta Alexander
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Medford : Polity, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Failure explores the deeply troubling paradox by which the more technological and financial systems fail us, the more dependent on them we become. The authors propose a theory of habitual failure by exploring crisis and divides - yet failure is not a self-evident quality. It requires a new understanding of why it is so quickly forgotten"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Appadurai, Arjun, 1949-
Failure
Cambridge, UK ; Medford : Polity, 2019.
(DLC) 2019016718
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arjun Appadurai; Neta Alexander
ISBN: 1509504753 9781509504756
OCLC Number: 1121420040
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: the difference that doesn't make a difference --
The promise machine: between "techno-failure" and market failure --
Creative destruction and the new socialities --
Failure, forgotten: on buffering, latency, and the monetization of waiting --
Too big to fail: banks, derivatives, and market collapse --
Conclusion: failure, remembered.
Responsibility: Arjun Appadurai, Neta Alexander.

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