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Castells, Manuel 1942-

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The rise of the network society by Manuel Castells( Book )

150 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is an account of the economic and social dynamics of the new age of information. Based on research in the USA, Asia, Latin America, and Europe, it aims to formulate a systematic theory of the information society which takes account of the fundamental effects of information technology on the contemporary world. The author describes the accelerating pace of innovation and application. He examines the processes of globalization that have marginalized and now threaten to make redundant whole countries and peoples excluded from informational networks. He investigates the culture, institutions and organizations of the network enterprise and the concomitant transformation of work and employment. He shows that in the advance economies production is now concentrated on an educated section of the population aged between 25 and 40: many economies can do without a third or more of their people. He suggests that the effect of this accelerating trend may not be mass unemployment but the extreme flexibilization of work and individualization of labor, and, in consequence, a highly segmented social structure. The author concludes by a examining the effects and implications of technological change on media culture ("the culture of real virtuality"), on urban life, global politics and the nature of time. (Adapted from Publisher's Abstract)
Communication power by Manuel Castells( )

61 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 by this revolution in communication technologies. He argues that a new communication system, mass self-communication, has emerged, and power relationships have been profoundly modified by the emergence of this new communication environment. Created in the commons of the Internet this communication can be locally based, but globally connected. It is built through messaging, social networking sites, and blogging, and is now being used by the millions around the world who have access to the Internet."--Jacket
Mobile communication and society : a global perspective : a project of the Annenberg Research Network on international communication by Manuel Castells( )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wireless networks are the fastest growing communications technology in history. Are mobile phones expressions of identity, fashionable gadgets, tools for life - or all of the above? Mobile Communication and Society looks at how the possibility of multimodal communication from anywhere to anywhere at any time affects everyday life at home, at work, and at school, and raises broader concerns about politics and culture both global and local." "Drawing on data gathered from around the world, the authors explore who has access to wireless technology, and why, and analyze the patterns of social differentiation seen in unequal access. They explore the social effects of wireless communication - what it means for family life, for example, when everyone is constantly in touch, or for the idea of an office when workers can work anywhere. Is the technological ability to multitask further compressing time in our already hurried existence?" "The authors consider the rise of a mobile youth culture based on peer-to-peer networks, with its own language of texting, and its own values. They examine the phenomenon of flash mobs, and the possible political implications. And they look at the relationship between communication and development and the possibility that developing countries could "leapfrog" directly to wireless and satellite technology. This sweeping book - moving easily in its analysis from the United States to China, from Europe to Latin America and Africa - answers the key questions about our transformation into a mobile network society."--Jacket
The power of identity by Manuel Castells( Book )

125 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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."--Publisher description
End of millennium by Manuel Castells( Book )

101 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Manuel Castells concludes the Information Age trilogy by considering the intersection of the global network society and factional project identities. As always, the scope of Castell's argument is far-ranging. Among the subjects addressed are the collapse of the Soviet Union; the potential emergence of the Asian Pacific as the next region of major world power; and the rapidly increasing growth of a "Fourth World"--A series of "black holes of informational capitalism" (areas that have been cut off from the flow of wealth and information in the global economy) that refuses to confine itself to national borders--as likely to appear in the American inner city as it is in sub-Saharan Africa. He also raises the specter of a "global criminal economy," a dark counterpart to transnational corporations, and suggests that trends such as fascination with gangster movies "may well indicate the cultural breakdown of traditional moral order, and the implicit recognition of a new society, made up of communal identity and unruly competition." End of Millennium is perhaps the most accessible of Castell's three volumes, expertly reading the pulse of late-20th-century social trends. It's bound to provoke debate about any efforts to shape the trends of the 21st century."-- (April 12, 2011)
The economic crisis and American society by Manuel Castells( Book )

49 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a hard look at the crisis afflicting Western economies in recent years, Manuel Castells suggests that the very structures that fostered economic growth since 1945 are the same structures that are now undermining these economics. Pinpointing the new forms of the capitalist mode of production and the contradictory nature of its class relations as the root of the problem, he offers a comprehensive critique of American society and its economy. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The urban question : a Marxist approach by Manuel Castells( Book )

163 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El proceso de urbanización - El fenómeno urbano : delimitaciones conceptuales y realidades históricas - La formación de áreas metropolitanas en las sociedades industriales capitalistas - Urbanización desarrollo y dependencia - Ideología urbana - El mito de la cultura urbana - De la sociedad urbana a la revolución urbana - Los medios sociales urbanos - La estructura urbana - El debate sobre la teoría del espacio - Los elementos de la estructura espacial - Del estudio del espacio al análisis de la ciudad : el sistema urbano - La política urbana - Emergencia del campo teórico de la política urbana - Encuestas sobre la planeación urbana - Encuesta sobre los movimientos sociales urbanos
The Internet galaxy : reflections on the Internet, business, and society by Manuel Castells( Book )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castells helps us understand how the Internet came into being and how it is affecting every area of human life. This guide reveals the Internet's huge capacity to liberate, but also its possibility to exclude those who do not have access to it
The network society : a cross-cultural perspective by Manuel Castells( )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuel Castells has drawn together a group of contributors to explore the patterns and dynamics of the network society in its cultural and institutional diversity
Networks of outrage and hope : social movements in the Internet age by Manuel Castells( Book )

38 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is an exploration of the new forms of social movements and protests that are erupting in the world today, from the Arab uprisings to the indignadas movement in Spain, and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the U.S. While these and similar social movements differ in many important ways, there is one thing they share in common: they are all interwoven inextricably with the creation of autonomous communication networks supported by the Internet and wireless communication."--Page 4 of cover
The city and the grassroots : a cross-cultural theory of urban social movements by Manuel Castells( Book )

22 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muslim Europe or Euro-Islam : politics, culture, and citizenship in the age of globalization by Nezar AlSayyad( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five centuries after the expulsion of Muslims and Jews from Spain, Europe is once again becoming a land of Islam. At the beginning of a new millennium, and in an era marked as one of globalization, Europe continues to wrestle with the issue of national identity, especially in the context of its Muslim citizens. Muslim Europe or Euro-Islam brings together distinguished scholars from Europe, the United States, and the Middle East in a dynamic discussion about the Muslim populations living in Europe and about Europe's role in framing Islam today. The book raises several crucial questions: Does Islam offer a special case for citizenship? Is assimilation or multiculturalism the model to be followed in the case of Muslims in Europe? How powerful a force is Islam in determining identity? And why is Islam -- after centuries of being a presence in Europe -- not considered a European religion? Working at the knotty intersection of cultural identity, the politics of nations and nationalisms, and religious persuasions, this is an invaluable anthology of scholarship that reveals the multifaceted natures of both Europe and Islam
Out of the shadows, into the streets! : transmedia organizing and the immigrant rights movement by Sasha Costanza-Chock( )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For decades, social movements have vied for attention from the mainstream mass media--newspapers, radio, and television. Today, many argue that social media power social movements, from the Egyptian revolution to Occupy Wall Street. Yet, as Sasha Costanza-Chock reports, community organizers know that social media enhance, rather than replace, face-to-face organizing. The revolution will be tweeted, but tweets alone do not the revolution make. In Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! Costanza-Chock traces a much broader social movement media ecology. Through a richly detailed account of daily media practices in the immigrant rights movement, he argues that there is a new paradigm of social movement media making: transmedia organizing. Despite the current spotlight on digital media, he finds, social movement media practices tend to be cross-platform, participatory, and linked to action. Immigrant rights organizers leverage social media creatively, even as they create media ranging from posters and street theater to Spanish-language radio, print, and television. Drawing on extensive interviews, workshops, and media organizing projects, Costanza-Chock presents case studies of transmedia organizing in the immigrant rights movement over the last decade. Chapters focus on the historic mass protests against the anti-immigrant Sensenbrenner Bill; coverage of police brutality against peaceful activists; efforts to widen access to digital media tools and skills for low-wage immigrant workers; paths to participation in DREAM activism; and the implications of professionalism for transmedia organizing. These cases show us how savvy transmedia organizers work to strengthen movement identity, win political and economic victories, and transform public consciousness forever." -- Publisher's description
The informational city : information technology, economic restructuring, and the urban-regional process by Manuel Castells( Book )

59 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cities and the regions of the world are being transformed under the combined impact of a restructuring of the capitalist system and a technological revolution. This is the thesis of this book, now in paperback. Castells not only brings together an impressive array of evidence to support it but puts forward a new body of theory to explain it. He analyzes the interaction between information technology, economic restructuring and socio-spatial change through the empirical observation of contemporary national, urban and regional processes in the capitalist world, with emphasis on the United States. The author summarizes a very wide range of evidence of urban and regional development, and isolates the causes and consequences of the processes and trends that may be observed."--Publisher description
The Informal economy : studies in advanced and less developed countries( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A New York roofer requests payment in cash. A Bogota car mechanic sets up "shop" on a quiet side street. Four Mexican immigrants assemble semiconductors in a San Diego home. A Leningrad doctor sells needed medicine to a desperate patient. All are part of a growing worldwide phenomenon that is widely known but little understood. The informal or underground economy is thriving today, not only in the Third World countries where it was first reported and studied but also in Eastern Europe and the developed nations of the West. The Informal Economy is the first book to bring together studies from all three of these settings and to integrate them into a coherent theoretical framework. Taking an international perspective, the authors dispel a number of misconceptions about the informal economy. They make clear, for instance, that it is not solely a province of the poor. Cutting across social strata, it reflects a political and economic realignment between employers and workers and a shift in the regulatory mission of the government. Throughout, the authors' theoretical observations serve not only to unify material from diverse sources but also to map out directions for further research."--Back cover
City, class, and power by Manuel Castells( Book )

26 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and German and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High technology, space, and society by Manuel Castells( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dual city : restructuring New York by John H Mollenkopf( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Italian and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical education in the new information age by Manuel Castells( Book )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays by educators provide a portrait of ideas and developments in education that can influence the possibility of social and political change. The authors take into account feminism, ecology and media in their pursuit of ideas that can inform the fundamental practice of education
Technopoles of the world : the making of twenty-first-century industrial complexes by Manuel Castells( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the first systematic survey of technopoles in all its manifestations: science parks, science cities, national technopolis and technobelt programmes. Detailed case studies, ranging from Silicon Valley to Siberia and from the M4 Corridor to Taiwan, relate how global technopoles have developed, what each is striving to achieve and how well it is suceeding."--Back cover
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Castells i Oliván, Manuel 1942-

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Communication powerMobile communication and society : a global perspective : a project of the Annenberg Research Network on international communicationThe power of identityEnd of millenniumThe Internet galaxy : reflections on the Internet, business, and societyThe network society : a cross-cultural perspectiveMuslim Europe or Euro-Islam : politics, culture, and citizenship in the age of globalizationThe Informal economy : studies in advanced and less developed countries