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Communication power

Communication power

Author: Manuel Castells
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: [CRKN ebooks].; [MyiLibrary]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
We live in the midst of a revolution in communication technologies that affects the way in which people feel, think, and behave. The media have become the space where power strategies are played out. In the current technological context mass communication goes beyond traditional media and includes the Internet and mobile communication. In this wide-ranging and powerful book, Manuel Castells analyses the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Castells, Manuel, 1942-
Communication power.
Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009013847
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Castells
ISBN: 9780191570636 019157063X 9780191510434 0191510432
OCLC Number: 502012758
Awards: Winner of Manuel Castells was awarded the Holberg International Memorial Prize in 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 571 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Power in the network society --
Communication in the digital age --
Networks of mind and power --
Programming communication networks : media politics, scandal politics, and the crisis of democracy --
Reprogramming communication networks : social movements, insurgent politics, and the new public space --
Conclusion: Toward a communication theory of power.
Series Title: [CRKN ebooks].; [MyiLibrary]
Responsibility: Manuel Castells.


In this wide-ranging and powerful book, Castells analyses the transformation of the global media industry by the revolution in communication technologies. He argues that a new communication system,  Read more...


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