The Rise of The Network Society: The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture, Volume 1
This book, the first in Castells' ground-breaking trilogy, 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.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - humdog - LibraryThing
if you are going to a desert island and have to take only five books with you, please take this one. it is 10 years old, but it is an amazing summary and not yet out of date -- some of the stuff he wrote about time and flows, people have mostly not even thought about yet. Read full review
Other editions - View all
The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society
Limited preview - 2001