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The rise of the network society

Author: Manuel Castells
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1996.
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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. --From publisher's description.
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Title: The rise of the network society /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Castells
ISBN: 1557866171; 9781557866172; 1557866163; 9781557866165
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-532) and index.
Content: Prologue : the net and the self -- The information technology revolution -- The informational economy and the process of globalization -- The network enterprise : the culture, institutions, and organizations of the information economy -- The transformation of work and employment : networkers, jobless, and flextimers -- The culture of real virtuality : the integration of electronic communication, the end of the mass audiences, and the rise of interactive networks -- The space that flows -- The edge of forever : timeless time -- Conclusion : the network society.

University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 10
Description: xvii, 556 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue : the net and the self -- The information technology revolution -- The informational economy and the process of globalization -- The network enterprise : the culture, institutions, and organizations of the information economy -- The transformation of work and employment : networkers, jobless, and flextimers -- The culture of real virtuality : the integration of electronic communication, the end of the mass audiences, and the rise of interactive networks -- The space that flows -- The edge of forever : timeless time -- Conclusion : the network society.
Responsibility: Manuel Castells.
Year: 1996.
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 95045082; National Library: BA28556926
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: HC79.I55; Dewey No.: 303.48/33
Series: Information age ;; Number: v. 1
Actions: Actions: Self-Renewing Date: 2017 MARC code for Institution: UoY
OCLC No.: 33819751
Local System Bib Number:
u482488
(Sirsi) i9781557866172
(Sirsi) 482488

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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. --From publisher's description.
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