Rise of the Network Society

ISBN-10: 1405196866
ISBN-13: 9781405196864
Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)
Authors: Manuel Castells
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/2/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments 2000
Acknowledgments 1996
Preface to the 2010 Edition of The Rise of the Network Society
Prologue: the Net and the Self
Technology, Society, and Historical Change
Informationalism, Industrialism, Capitalism, Statism: Modes of Development and Modes of Production
The Self in the Informational Society
A Word on Method
The Information Technology Revolution
Which Revolution?
Lessons from the Industrial Revolution
The Historical Sequence of the Information Technology Revolution
Models, Actors, and Sites of the Information Technology Revolution
The Information Technology Paradigm
The New Economy: Informationalism, Globalization, Networking
Productivity, Competitiveness, and the Informational Economy
The Global Economy: Structure, Dynamics, and Genesis
The New Economy
The Network Enterprise: the Culture, Institutions, and Organizations of the Informational Economy
Organizational Trajectories in the Restructuring of Capitalism and in the Transition from Industrialism to Informationalism
Information Technology and the Network Enterprise
Culture, Institutions, and Economic Organization: East Asian Business Networks
Japan
Korea
China
Multinational Enterprises, Transnational Corporations, and International Networks
The Spirit of Informationalism
The Transformation of Work and Employment: Networkers, Jobless, and Flex-timers
The Historical Evolution of Employment and Occupational Structure in Advanced Capitalist Countries: the G-7, 1920-2005
The Work Process in the Informational Paradigm
The Effects of Information Technology on Employment: Toward a Jobless Society?
Work and the Informational Divide: Flex-timers
Information Technology and the Restructuring of Capital-Labor Relations: Social Dualism or Fragmented Societies?
Statistical Tables for Chapter 4
Methodological Note and Statistica
References
The Culture of Real Virtuality: the Integration of Electronic Communication, the End of the Mass Audience, and the Rise of Interactive Networks
From the Gutenberg Galaxy to the McLuhan Galaxy: the Rise of Mass Media Culture
The New Media and the Diversification of Mass Audience
Computer-mediated Communication, Institutional Control, Social Networks, and Virtual Communities
The Grand Fusion: Multimedia as Symbolic Environment
The Culture of Real Virtuality
The Space of Flows
Advanced Services, Information Flows, and the Global City
The New Industrial Space
Everyday Life in the Electronic Cottage: the End of Cities?
The Transformation of Urban Form: the Informational City
The Social Theory of Space and the Theory of the Space of Flows
The Architecture of the End of History
Space of Flows and Space of Places
Is There a Global Labor Force?
The Edge of Forever: Timeless Time
Time, History, and Society
Time as the Source of Value: the Global Casino
Flex-time and the Network Enterprise
The Shrinking and Twisting of Life Working Time
The Blurring of the Life-cycle: Toward Social Arrhythmia?
Death Denied
Instant Wars
Virtual Time
Time, Space, and Society: the Edge of Forever
Conclusion: the Network Society
Summary of the Contents of Volumes II and III
Bibliography
Index

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