skip to content
The Castells reader on cities and social theory Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The Castells reader on cities and social theory

Author: Manuel Castells; Ida Susser
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Manuel Castells, the most influential urban theorist of our time, has revolutionized modern thought on the processes of advanced capitalism and the generation of inequality. This collection of Castells' classic writing, which also includes two new essays written specifically for this book, reflects the panoramic breadth of his knowledge, the clarity of his approach, and the scholarly rigor and intellectual depth of  Read more...
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Castells; Ida Susser
ISBN: 0631219323 9780631219323 0631219331 9780631219330
OCLC Number: 45620877
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 10
Description: x, 431 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I. A theoretical approach to the city in advanced capitalism. 1. Urbanization. 2. The urban ideology --
pt. II. Social movements and urban culture. 3. Immigrant workers and class struggles in advanced capitalism: the Western European experience. 4. Collective consumption and urban contradictions in advanced capitalism. 5. City and culture: the San Francisco experience --
pt. III. The city in the information age. 6. The informational mode of development and the restructuring of capitalism. 7. Information technology, the restructuring of cpaital-labor relationships, and the rise of the dual city. 9. The culture of cities in the information age.
Other Titles: Cities and social theory
Responsibility: edited by Ida Susser.
Local System Bib Number:
u220571
(Sirsi) i9780631219330
(Sirsi) 220571

Abstract:

Manuel Castells' work represents a revolutionary rethinking of the processes of advanced capitalism and the generation of inequality. This collection reflects the panoramic breadth of his knowledge,  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Manuel Castells is the definitive analyst of the contemporary city and of urban society, and students of urbanism have long needed a comprehensive and accessible digest of his most important work. Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.