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The rise of the network society / Manuel Castells.

By: Castells, Manuel, 1942-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Information age : economy, society, and culture ; v. 1.Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010Edition: 2nd ed., with a new pref.Description: lvii, 597 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781405196864 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1405196866 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Information technology -- Economic aspects | Information society | Information networks | Technology and civilization | | Communication and mass media November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 303.4833 Online resources: Inhaltsverzeichnis
Contents:
Prologue: the net and the self -- The information technology revolution -- The new economy: informationalism, globalization, networking -- The network enterprise: the culture, institutions, and organizations of the informational economy -- The transformation of work and employment: networkers, jobless, and flex-timers -- The culture of real virtuality: the integration of electronic communication, the end of the mass audience, and the rise of interactive networks -- The space of flows -- The egde of forever: timeless time -- Conclusion: the network society.
Summary: 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 all aspects of society - Includes coverage of the influence of the internet and the net-economy - Describes the accelerating pace of innovation and social transformation - Based on research in the USA, Asia, Latin America, and Europe
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue: the net and the self -- The information technology revolution -- The new economy: informationalism, globalization, networking -- The network enterprise: the culture, institutions, and organizations of the informational economy -- The transformation of work and employment: networkers, jobless, and flex-timers -- The culture of real virtuality: the integration of electronic communication, the end of the mass audience, and the rise of interactive networks -- The space of flows -- The egde of forever: timeless time -- Conclusion: the network society.

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 all aspects of society
- Includes coverage of the influence of the internet and the net-economy
- Describes the accelerating pace of innovation and social transformation
- Based on research in the USA, Asia, Latin America, and Europe

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