The power of identity / Manuel Castells.

Castells, Manuel, 1942- [Browse]
Malden, MA : Blackwell, 1997.
xv, 461 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [397]-434) and index.
  • 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. 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.
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