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Communication power

Author: Manuel Castells
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"We live in the midst of a revolution in communication technologies that affects the ways 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 book, Manuel Castells analyses the transformation of the global media industry  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Castells
ISBN: 9780199595693 0199595690 9780199567041 0199567042
OCLC Number: 720505077
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Awards: Winner of Manuel Castells was awarded the Holberg International Memorial Prize in 2012.
Description: xvii, 571 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Manuel Castells.
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