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Author Castells, Manuel, 1942-

Title The power of identity / Manuel Castells
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1997


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 MELB  303.4833 Cas/Poi  AVAILABLE
 MELB  303.4833 Cas/Poi  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 461 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Information age ; v. 2
Castells, Manuel, 1942- Information age ; 2
Contents Conclusion: the Challenge to Globalization -- 3. The Greening of the Self: the Environmental Movement. The Creative Cacophony of Environmentalism: a Typology. The Meaning of Greening: Social Issues and the Ecologists' Challenge. Environmentalism in Action: Reaching Minds, Taming Capital, Courting the State, Tap-dancing with the Media. Environmental Justice: Ecologists' New Frontier -- 4. The End of Patriarchalism: Social Movements, Family and Sexuality in the Information Age. The Crisis of the Patriarchal Family. Women at work. Sisterhood is Powerful: the Feminist Movement. The Power of Love: Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movements. Family, Sexuality, and the Personality in the Crisis of Patriarchalism. The End of Patriarchalism? -- 5. A Powerless State? Globalization and the State. The Nation-state in the Age of Multilateralism. Global Governance and the Super Nation-state
Identities, Local Governments, and the Deconstruction of the Nation-state. The Identification of the State. Contemporary Crises of Nation-states: Mexico's PRI State and the US Federal Government in the 1990's. The State, Violence, and Surveillance: from Big Brother to Little Sisters. The Crisis of the Nation-state and the Theory of the State. Conclusion: the King of the Universe, Sun Tzu, and the Crisis of Democracy -- 6. Informational Politics and the Crisis of Democracy. Introduction: the Politics of Society. Media as the Space of Politics in the Information Age. Informational Politics in Action: the Politics of Scandal. The Crisis of Democracy. Conclusion: Reconstructuring Democracy? Conclusion: Social Change in the Network Society
Our World, our Lives -- 1. Communal Heavens: Identity and Meaning in the Network Society. The Construction of Identity. God's Heavens: Religious Fundamentalism and Cultural Identity. Nations and Nationalisms in the Age of Globalization: Imagined Communities or Communal Images? Ethnic Unbonding: Race, Class, and Identity in the Network Society. Territorial Identities: the Local Community. Conclusion: the Cultural Communes of the Information Age -- 2. The Other Face of the Earth: Social Movements against the New Global Order. Globalization, Informationalization, and Social Movements. Mexico's Zapatistas: the First Informational Guerrilla Movement. Up in Arms against the New World Order: the American Militia and the Patriot Movement in the 1990's. The Lamas of Apocalypse: Japan's Aum Shinrikyo. The Meaning of Insurgencies against the New Global Order
Summary "In this second volume of The Information Age trilogy, with an extensive new preface following the recent global economic crisis, Manuel Castells deals with the social, political, and cultural dynamics associated with the technological transformation of our societies and with the globalization of the economy."--Publisher description
Notes Bibliography: p397-434. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-434) and index
Subject Group identity.
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Identity (Psychology)
Information society.
Information technology -- Political aspects.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Social movements.
LC no. 96036317
ISBN 1557868735
1557868743 (paperback)