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The Information Age

Economy, Society and Culture (Information Age)

by Manuel Castells

  • 324 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages1488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7610016M
ISBN 100631215948
ISBN 109780631215943

  That elusiveness is epitomized in the phrase “information age,” which caught on in the s, about the same time we started to refer to computers and the like as “information technology.”Author: Geoffrey Nunberg. The premise of this book is that this is an information age, and the authors will show ways to prosper from that information. It's a worthwhile idea: if you know more than the competition does and.

The Electric Information Age Book marks Schnapp’s debut as an Americanist, chronicling a stretch from and when former “backstage” players in the publishing industry—designers, graphic artists, editors, “coordinators”, and “producers”—crafted a unique set of paperback books that featured extensive visual and. The breadth of new work in the information age is immense. New workers can be seen in traditional industries (old workers renewed), in new ICT-related services and content provision (the information workers), in infrastructure development and maintenance of the information economy (information managers and entrepreneurs) and in a host of.

Media conglomerates may dominate the information age -- Lawrence Lessig -- The: internet will become a more useful part of everyday life -- Mark Frauenfelder: Society will become increasingly interconnected in the information age -- Tom Regan: There will be a backlash against the information age-- Karl Albrecht and Ronald : The Information Age Preface — Introduction — Digital and ICT Revolutions — Information Knowledge and the New Economy — New Work — The Information Society — Globalization — The Digital Divide — The Challenge Ahead — Notes — Further Reading — Contributors — Acknowledgements.


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The Information Age by Manuel Castells Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Information Age, Volumes Economy, Society and Culture (Information Age Series) (v. ) by Manuel Castells (Author)Cited by: The Electric Information Age Book explores the nine-year window of mass-market publishing in the sixties and seventies when formerly backstage players-designers, graphic artists, editors-stepped into the spotlight to produce a series of exceptional books.

Aimed squarely at the young media-savvy consumers of the "Electronic Information Age," these small, inexpensive paperbacks aimed to bring the ideas of /5(3). Let’s take in some more of the history of the information age with James Gleick’s book The Information.

If Standage’s is a small book focused on a particular technology and moment in time, Gleick’s is extraordinarily broad and sweeping.

Now that the world has entered the information age, principles that have served to enlighten the art of war no longer work. Born of agrarian times and honed during the industrial age, the classical principles of war are, in large part, hopelessly by: Book:Information Age.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. This page is currently inactive and is retained for historical reference. Either the page is no longer relevant or consensus on its purpose has become unclear. To revive discussion, seek. The Power of Identity is the second volume of Manuel Castells trilogy The Information Age: Economy, Society, and deals with the social, political, and cultural dynamics associated with the technological transformation of our societies and with the globalization of the economy/5.

With Rob Goodman, he is The Information Age book coauthor of Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar, and A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented The Information Age book Information Age. Rob Goodman is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University and a former congressional by:   "The New School: How the Information Age Will Save American Education from Itself" by Glenn Harlan Reynolds is a very interesting book.

He goes into details about the origins of American education both at the elementary/secondary and post-secondary levels. He then goes on to predict how the internet age will usher in changes to the status quo.4/5.

The second book of already classic Castells' trilogy The Information Age, in which the author attempts to reveal structural similarities between various contemporary social movements opposing dominant socioeconomic order.

Obviously inspired by Marxist's search for the subject of historical change, /5(4). The Information Age (also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age, or New Media Age) is a historic period beginning in the late 20th century and characterized by the rapid shift from traditional industry that the Industrial Revolution brought through industrialization to an economy primarily based upon information technology.

The onset of the Information Age can be associated with the. Information age refers to the present generation and time, where there is a proliferation of knowledge, easily accessible at all times. Gaining vast amounts of information is seen as necessary in all aspects of life, personal and professional.

Popular Information Age Books Showing of Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age (Hardcover) by. Clay Shirky (shelved 2 times as information-age) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. This book is donated by UNDP Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme (UNDP-APDIP) to the community.

The original publication by: The original publication by:. This book provides a new model for management of information age reform, based on international case-studies drawn from the US, UK, mainland Europe, and developing countries.

It offers practical guidance and analytical insights and will be of value to practitioners, students, educators and researchers in both public administration and Cited by: and economic dynamics of the information age [It] is bound to be a major reference source for years to come." (Anthony Giddens, The Ti mes Higher Education Supplement) "A brief review cannot do it justice.

No other scholar has approached the subject of the information age in as engaging and innovative a way as this author. The Information Age began around the s and is still going on today. It is also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age, or New Media Age.

This era brought about a time period in which people could access information and knowledge easily. Influences of the past on the Information Age. The Renaissance influenced the Information Age by creating.

This book examines the United States military’s use of concepts from non-linear science, such as chaos and complexity theory, in its efforts to theorise information-age warfare. Over the past three decades, the US defence community has shown an increasing interest in. Get this from a library.

The information age: economy, society and culture. [Manuel Castells] -- A three volume work which investigates contemporary global, economic, political and social change.

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.

Groundbreaking volume on the impact of the age of information on Show all. Reviews of the Second Edition. the Information Age is changing our environment and the institutions upon which we depend for our liberty, health, and happiness. In this first volume, we will examine some of the broader issues of the Information Age: what the Information Age is; how it affects commerce, business, and service; what itFile Size: 1MB.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate I feel the book had some good information, but other parts are very outdated. In one of the extended exercises it is talking about making an online portfolio and making sure it works well with IE, because IE is the dominant hasn't been true in a decade.2/5(1).Propaganda in the Information Age is a collaborative volume which updates Herman and Chomsky's propaganda model for the twenty-first-century media landscape and makes the case for the continuing relevance of their original ideas.

It includes an exclusive interview with Noam Chomsky himself. marks 30 years since the publication of Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky's/5.ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Details: Internet; Pdf. Contents: The internet benefits society / W.

David Stephenson --The information age has improved everyday life / Carter Henderson --The internet fosters online communities / John B.

Horrigan --The information age is fostering the spread of freedom and.