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There are also articles by Peter Lunenfeld, Eyal Weizman, Arlen
Dilsizian, and others that would be of interest.
Simply put, everyday life might be the name for the desire of
totality in postmodern times.
(Ben Highmore, Everyday Life and Cultural Theory)
We should now talk of people making not their own history but their
(John Urry, 'Social Relations, Space and Time