End of Millennium Economy, Society, and Culture

ISBN-10: 1405196882
ISBN-13: 9781405196888
Edition: 2nd 2010
Authors: Manuel Castells
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List price: $52.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Charts
Preface to the 2010 Edition of End of Millennium
Acknowledgments 1997
A Time of Change
The Crisis of Industrial Statism and the Collapse of the Soviet Union
The Extensive Model of Economic Growth and the Limits of Hyperindustrialism
The Technology Question
The Abduction of Identity and the Crisis of Soviet Federalism
The Last Perestroika
Nationalism, Democracy, and the Disintegration of the Soviet State
The Scars of History, the Lessons for Theory, the Legacy for Society
The Rise of the Fourth World: Informational Capitalism, Poverty, and Social Exclusion
Toward a Polarized World? A Global Overview
The De-humanization of Africa
Marginalization and selective integration of Sub-Saharan Africa in the informational-global economy
Africa's technological apartheid at the dawn of the Information Age
The predatory State
Za�re: the personal appropriation of the state
Nigeria: oil, ethnicity, and military predation
Ethnic Identity, economic globalization, and state formation in Africa
Africa's plight
Africa's hope? The South African connection
Out of Africa or back to Africa? The politics and economics of self-reliance
The New American Dilemma: Inequality, Urban Poverty, and Social Exclusion in the Information Age
Dual America
The inner-city ghetto as a system of social exclusion
When the underclass goes to hell
Globalization, Over-exploitation, and Social Exclusion: the View from the Children
The sexual exploitation of children
The killing of children: war massacres and child soldiers
Why children are wasted
Conclusion: the Black Holes of Informational Capitalism
The Perverse Connection: the Global Criminal Economy
Organizational Globalization of Crime, Cultural Identification of Criminals
The Pillage of Russia
The structural perspective
Identifying the actors
Mechanisms of Accumulation
Narcotrafico, Development, and Dependency in Latin America
What are the economic consequences of the drugs industry for Latin America?
Why Colombia?
The Impact of Global Crime on Economy, Politics, and Culture
Development and Crisis in the Asian Pacific: Globalization and the State
The Changing Fortunes of the Asian Pacific
Heisei's Japan: Developmental State versus Information Society
A social model of the Japanese developmental process
Declining sun: the crisis of the Japanese model of development
The end of "Nagatacho politics"
Hatten Hokka and Johoka Shakai: a contradictory relationship
Japan and the Pacific
Beheading the Dragon? Four Asian Tigers with a Dragon Head, and their Civil Societies
Understanding Asian development
Singapore: state nation-building via multinational corporations
South Korea: the state production of oligopolistic capitalism
Taiwan: flexible capitalism under the guidance of an inflexible state
Hong Kong model versus Hong Kong reality: small business in a world economy, and the colonial version of the welfare state
The breeding of the tigers: commonalities and dissimilarities in their process of economic development
The developmental state in East Asian industrialization: on the concept of the developmental state
The rise of the developmental state: from the politics of survival to the process of nation-building
The state and civil society in the restructuring of East Asia: how the developmental state succeeded in the development process
Divergent paths: Asian "tigers" in the economic crisis
Democracy, identity, and development in East Asia in the 1990s
Chinese Developmental Nationalism with Socialist Characteristics
The new Chinese revolution
Guanxi capitalism? China in the global economy
China's regional developmental states and the bureaucratic (capitalist) entrepreneurs
Weathering the storm? China in the Asian economic crisis
Democracy, development, and nationalism in the new China
Conclusion: Globalization and the State
The Unification of Europe: Globalization, Identity, and the Network State
European Unification as a Sequence of Defensive Reactions: a Half-century Perspective
Globalization and European Integration
Cultural Identity and European Unification
The Institutionalization of Europe: the Network State
European Identity or European Project?
Conclusion: Making Sense of Our World
Genesis of a New World
A New Society
The New Avenues of Social Change
Beyond this Millennium
What is to be Done?
Finale
Summary of Contents of Volumes I and II
References
Index

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