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Communication power Manuel Castells [Book]

By: Castells, Manuel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009Description: xvii, 571 p. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199567041 (hardcover).Subject(s): Mass media -- Social aspects | Communication -- Social aspects | GlobalizationDDC classification: 303.4833 CAS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1. Power in the Network Society 2. Communication in the Digital Age 3. Networks of Mind and Power 4. Programming Communication Networks: Media Politics, Scandal Politics, and the Crisis of Democracy 5. Reprogramming Communication Networks: Social Movements, Insurgent Politics, and the New Public Space Conclusion: Toward a Communication Theory of Power.
Summary: "In this book, Manuel Castells analyses the transformation of the global media industry by this revolution in communication technologies. He argues that a new communication system, mass self-communication, has emerged, and power relationships have been profoundly modified by the emergence of this new communication environment. Created in the commons of the Internet this communication can be locally based, but globally connected. It is built through messaging, social networking sites, and blogging, and is now being used by the millions around the world who have access to the Internet."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-542).

1. Power in the Network Society
2. Communication in the Digital Age
3. Networks of Mind and Power
4. Programming Communication Networks: Media Politics, Scandal Politics, and the Crisis of Democracy
5. Reprogramming Communication Networks: Social Movements, Insurgent Politics, and the New Public Space
Conclusion: Toward a Communication Theory of Power.

"In this book, Manuel Castells analyses the transformation of the global media industry by this revolution in communication technologies. He argues that a new communication system, mass self-communication, has emerged, and power relationships have been profoundly modified by the emergence of this new communication environment. Created in the commons of the Internet this communication can be locally based, but globally connected. It is built through messaging, social networking sites, and blogging, and is now being used by the millions around the world who have access to the Internet."--BOOK JACKET.

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