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The Network Society

A Cross-Cultural Perspective

by Manuel Castells

  • 142 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Edward Elgar Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • Impact of computing & IT on society,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Computer networks,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Information society,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8959580M
    ISBN 101845424352
    ISBN 109781845424350

    New Books in Anthropology New Books in Jewish Studies New Books in Politics & Society New Books in Religion & Faith New Books in Science & Technology New Books in Science, Technology, and Society New Books in Secularism New Books in Sociology New Books Network May 5, Carrie Lynn Evans. INFORMATIONALISM, NETWORKS, AND THE NETWORK SOCIETY: A THEORETICAL BLUEPRINT. BY MANUEL CASTELLS Text published in Manuel Castells (editor) The network society: a cross-cultural perspective, Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, Reproduction without permission from the publisher and author is forbiddenFile Size: KB.

    The Network Society is the essential guide to the past, consequences and future of digital communication, and forms a comprehensive introduction to how new media functions in contemporary society.. New to this edition. Renewed focus on the digital media economy, including examples, cases and real-world applications; New coverage of disinformation and . The Nature and Design of this Book 17 2 Networks: The Nervous System of Society 19 The Network Society and Other Classifications 19 A Short History of the Human Web 21 Networks at All Levels 24 Causes of the Rise of Networks 29 From Mass Society to Network Society 32 Changing Relations in the Network Society 37 3 Technology 42 Introduction 42File Size: 1MB.

    How computer professionals and communities can work together to shape sociotechnical systems that will meet society's challenges. Information and computer technologies are used every day by real people with real needs. The authors contributing to Shaping the Network Society describe how technology can be used effectively by communities, activists, and citizens to meet . Citation: Iyer, Seem Desai. "Book Review: The Rise of the Network Society." Solstice: An Electronic Journal of Geography and Mathematics, Volume X, Number 1. Ann Arbor: Institute of Mathematical Geography, Cited by: 2.


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This first book in Castells' groundbreaking trilogy, with a substantial new preface, highlights the economic and social dynamics of the information age and shows how the network society has now fully risen on a global scale. Groundbreaking volume on the impact of the age of information on Show all.

Reviews of the Second Edition. This book provides an accessible resource for a thoughtful engagement with life in the network society. It will be essential reading for students in sociology and media and communication studies. This will be a valuable textbook for undergraduate students of sociology and media and communication by:   The Network Society book.

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Chapter 7 is about space and time in the Network society. Chapter 8 relates to Digital Culture. Chapter 9 is on the The Network Society book of the Internet: perception, cognition and the New Media. This is a thought-provoking, intelligent and insightful by:   This book, the first in Castells' ground-breaking trilogy, is an account of the economic and social dynamics of the new age of information.

Based on research in the USA, Asia, Latin America, and Europe, it aims to formulate a systematic theory of the information society which takes account of the fundamental effects of information technology on the 4/5.

The Rise of Network Society. This ambitious book is an account of the economic and social dynamics of the new age of information.

Based on research. This book provides an accessible resource for a thoughtful engagement with life in the network society. It will be essential reading for students in sociology and media and communication studies.

This will be a valuable textbook for undergraduate students of sociology and media and communication studies.4/5(1). The world stands at the crossroads of development of the network society.

Yet current social systems stall the dynamics of creativity. Is government ready to accept democracy of communication. Are. This book provides an accessible resource for a thoughtful engagement with life in the network society. It will be essential reading for students in sociology and media and communication studies.

This will be a valuable textbook for undergraduate students of sociology and media and communication : $ The Rise of the Network Society. Abstract. From the Publisher: This ambitious book is an account of the economic and social dynamics of the new age of information.

Based on research in the USA, Asia, Latin America, and Europe, it aims to formulate a systematic theory of the information society which takes account of the fundamental.

The definition of a network society given by the foremost theorist of the concept, Manuel Castells ( p. 3) is that it is 'a society whose social structure is made up of networks powered by micro-electronics-based information and communications technologies.' As Castells shows in his book, historically, there have always been social networks.

Van Dijk is the author of among The Network Society (, ,), The Deepening Divide () and Digital Skills (). As a professor of Communication Science at Twente University, van Dijk teaches and develops the sociology of the information society, in particular the social-cultural, political, and organizational aspects.

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The Network Society would be an excellent text for courses on the social role of the Internet and related new media William H. Dutton Professor of Internet Studies, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford The core concept in this book is network In a network age, the Internet becomes a key channel for social networking.

Get this from a library. The rise of the network society. [Manuel Castells] -- This book is an account of the economic and social dynamics of the new age of information. Based on research in the USA, Asia, Latin America, and Europe, it aims to formulate a systematic theory of.

Castells argues that globalization is a network of production, culture, and power that is constantly shaped by advances in technology, which range from communications technologies to genetic engineering.

In her book,Globalization and Its Discontents, Materials for an Explanatory Theory of the Network Society. The Rise and Future Demise. Network Society, London. likes. Preparing for the coming social infrastructure phase changeFollowers: strates, in the light of major world trends, how the network society has now fully risen on a global scale.

The book discusses how the global economy is now characterized by the almost instantaneous flow and exchange of information, capital, and cultural communication. These flows order and condition both consumption and production.

Manuel Castells theory of the network society is highly relevant in understanding contemporary forms of social interaction. “It permeates most societies in the world, in various cultural and institutional manifestations, as the industrial society characterized the social structure of both capitalism and statism for most of the twentieth.

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Notwithstanding the fact that slavery is almost as old if not older than human civilization itself, involving almost every country and continent on the face. network entered his thinking in the late s, culminating in the first volume of the trilogy, The Rise of the Network Society (Castells, ).

In this article I discuss the nature and role of the concept of network in Castells’ theory of network society. The Network Society is now more than ever the essential guide to the past, consequences and future of digital communication.

Fully revised, this Third Edition covers crucial new issues and updates, including:* the long history of social media and Web why it's not as new as we think* digital youth culture as a foreshadow of future new media use* the struggle .Get this from a library!

The network society. [Darin David Barney] -- "In The Network Society, Darin Barney provides an examination of the social, political and economic implications of network technologies and their application across a wide range of practices and.