John Urry


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
June 01, 1946

Died
March 18, 2016

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Average rating: 3.71 · 411 ratings · 32 reviews · 56 distinct works
The Tourist Gaze: Leisure A...

3.73 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 1990 — 7 editions
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The Tourist Gaze 3.0

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3.91 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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Mobilities

3.79 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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Sociology Beyond Societies:...

3.88 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Global Complexity: From the...

3.94 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Consuming Places

3.88 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1995 — 11 editions
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Climate Change and Society

3.23 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Offshoring

3.82 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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What Is the Future

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Societies beyond Oil: Oil D...

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“Lefebvre summarises this march of clock-time through society and nature (1991: 95–6). He argues that the lived time experienced in and through nature has gradually disappeared. Time is no longer something that is visible and inscribed within space. It has been replaced by measuring instruments, clocks, which are separate from natural and social space. Time becomes a resource, differentiated off from social space. It is consumed, deployed and exhausted. There is the expulsion of lived (and kairological) time as ‘clock-time’ dominates. Lefebvre describes this changing nature of time in terms of metaphor. In pre-modern societies lived time is encrypted into space as in a tree-trunk, and like a tree-trunk shows the mark of those years that it has taken to grow. While in modern societies time is absorbed into the city such that lived time is invisible or reduced to its methods of measurement. Lived time ‘has been murdered by
society’ (Lefebvre 1991: 96).”
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