The Attention Complex

Media, Archeology, Method

  • Authors
  • Kenneth┬áRogers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Overview and Method

    1. Kenneth Rogers
      Pages 1-37
  3. Attention Shifts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Kenneth Rogers
      Pages 41-65
    3. Kenneth Rogers
      Pages 67-99
    4. Kenneth Rogers
      Pages 101-147
  4. Attention Deficits

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Kenneth Rogers
      Pages 151-182
    3. Kenneth Rogers
      Pages 183-202
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 203-246

About this book


Over the past two decades in the United States, a profound reorientation of human attention has taken shape. This book addresses the recent cultural anxiety about attention as a way of negotiating a crisis of the self that is increasingly managed, mediated, and controlled by technologies.


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