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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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ContributionsLouis Albrechts (Editor), Mandelbaum Seymour (Editor)
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Number of Pages360
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Open LibraryOL7495177M
ISBN 100415701503
ISBN 109780415701501

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  The Network Society book. Read 2 reviews from the world. The Network Society book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Book by. Start by marking “The Network Society: A Cross-cultural Perspective” as Want /5. Chapter 7 is about space and time in the Network society. Chapter 8 relates to Digital Culture. Chapter 9 is on the psychology of the Internet: perception, cognition and the New Media. This is a thought-provoking, intelligent and insightful by:   This book, the first in Castells' ground-breaking trilogy, 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 4/5. The Rise of Network Society. This ambitious book is an account of the economic and social dynamics of the new age of information. Based on research .

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