The rise of the network society

  title={The rise of the network society},
  author={M. Castells},
  • M. Castells
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology, Political Science, Materials Science
From the Publisher: This ambitious 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. The global economy is now characterized by the almost instantaneous flow and exchange of information, capital and cultural communication. These… Expand