The Rise of the Network Society: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture, Volume 1
This first book in Castells' groundbreaking trilogy, with a substantial new preface, highlights the economic and social dynamics of the information age and shows how the network society has now fully risen on a global scale.
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the Net and the Self
The Information Technology Revolution
the Culture Institutions
and International Networks
The New Media and the Diversification of Mass
The Space of Flows
the Network Society
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