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Manuel Castells

Author: Felix Stalder
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2006.
Series: Key contemporary thinkers.
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The book serves as both an excellent introduction to Manuel Castellss wide-ranging theories and an innovative critique which contributes to ongoing debates in the field. It will be of particular  Read more...


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Named Person: Manuel Castells; Manuel Castells
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Felix Stalder
ISBN: 0745632769 9780745632766 0745632777 9780745632773
OCLC Number: 65201352
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter One: Transformations of Base Lines Neo-Marxism and Renewal of Urban Sociology Technology and Social Change Informationalism Epistemology The Politics of Research Chapter Two: Production Post-Industrialism The Economic Crisis of the 1970s Internationalization of the Economy Global Financial Markets The Network Enterprise Individualisation of Labor Informational Capitalism: Critical Issues Chapter Three: Experience Social Movements as Subjects of History Social Movements Beyond the Local Social Movements and the Creation of Identity Two Case Studies Chapter Four: The Network State and Informational Politics The Theory of the State The Crisis of the Nation State Informational Politics The Reaffirmation of the State The Rise of the Network State? Power and Networks Chapter Five: Flows and Places Castells' Theory of Space The Space of Flows The Time of Flows Cities in the Space of Flows Chapter Six: The Logic of Networks What is a Network? Informational Networks The Network Logic Preeminence of Morphology over Action Conclusion Bibliography of Manuel Castells Books: Author or Main Author Books: Co-authored Books: Edited or Co-Edited Articles, Essays and Book Chapters Main Research Monographs, 1984 - 2004 Books on Manuel Castells References
Series Title: Key contemporary thinkers.
Responsibility: Felix Stalder.


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