Power of Identity (BOK)

Manuel Castells

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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. Extensive new preface examines how dramatic recent events have transformed the socio-political landscape of our world Applies Castells' hypotheses to contemporary issues such as Al Qaeda and global terrorist networks, American unilateralism and the crisis of political legitimacy throughout the world A brilliant account of social, cultural, and political conflict and struggle all over the world Analyzes the importance of cultural, religious, and national identity as sources of meaning for people, and its implications for social movement Throws new light on the dynamics of global and local change

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Manuel Castells
Forlag
Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN 9781405196871
Antall sider 584 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 23,6cm x 2,9cm
Vekt 722 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Impact of science & technology on society