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Castells, Manuel

The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture Volume II

Castells, Manuel - The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture Volume II, ebook

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In this second volume of The Information Age trilogy, with an extensive new preface following the recent global economic crisis, Manuel Castells deals with the social, political, and cultural dynamics associated with the technological transformation of our societies and with the globalization of the economy.

  • Extensive new preface examines how dramatic recent events have transformed the socio-political landscape of our world
  • Applies Castells’ hypotheses to contemporary issues such as Al Qaeda and global terrorist networks, American unilateralism and the crisis of political legitimacy throughout the world
  • A brilliant account of social, cultural, and political conflict and struggle all over the world
  • Analyzes the importance of cultural, religious, and national identity as sources of meaning for people, and its implications for social movement
  • Throws new light on the dynamics of global and local change

Keywords: Social Theory, Globalization, network society, information age, technology, internet, communication, identity, terrorism, Al Qaeda, religion, environment, social movements

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Information Age Series
Page amount
584 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444356298
Printed ISBN
9781405196871

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