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The Power of Identity (The Information Age : Economy, Society, and Culture) <Vol. 2> (2ND): Castells, Manuel: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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The Power of Identity (The Information Age : Economy, Society, and Culture) <Vol. 2> (2ND)
The Power of Identity (The Information Age : Economy, Society, and Culture) (2ND)
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Published Date : 2009/12
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781405196871

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Table of Contents
 
List of Figures                                    xii
List of Tables                                     xiv
List of Charts                                     xvi
Preface to the 2010 Edition of The Power of        xvii
Identity
Preface and Acknowledgments 2003                   xxxvii
Acknowledgments 1996                               xliii
Our World, our Lives                               1
1 Communal Heavens: Identity and Meaning in the    5
Network Society
  The Construction of Identity                     6
  God's Heavens: Religious Fundamentalism and      12
  Cultural Identity
    Umma versus Jahiliya: Islamic fundamentalism   13
    God save me! American Christian                23
    fundamentalism
  Nations and Nationalisms in the Age of           30
  Globalization: Imagined Communities or
  Communal Images?
    Nations against the state: the breakup of      35
    the Soviet Union and the Commonwealth of
    Impossible States (Sojuz Nevozmoznykh
    Gosudarstv)
    Nations without a state: Catalunya             45
    Nations of the information age                 54
  Ethnic Unbonding: Race, Class, and Identity      56
  in the Network Society
  Territorial Identities: The Local Community      63
  Conclusion: The Cultural Communes of the         68
  Information Age
2 The Other Face of the Earth: Social Movements    71
against the New Global Order
  Globalization, Informationalization, and         72
  Social Movements
  Mexico's Zapatistas: The First Informational     75
  Guerrilla Movement
    Who are the Zapatistas?                        77
    The value structure of the Zapatistas:         80
    identity, adversaries, and goals
    The communication strategy of the              82
    Zapatistas: the Internet and the media
    The contradictory relationship between         85
    social movement and political institution
  Up in Arms against the New World Order: The      87
  American Militia and the Patriot Movement
    The militias and the Patriots: a               90
    multi-thematic information network
    The Patriots' banners                          95
    Who are the Patriots?                          98
    The militia, the Patriots, and American        99
    society
  The Lamas of Apocalypse: Japan's Aum Shinrikyo   100
    Asahara and the development of Aum Shinrikyo   101
    Aum's beliefs and methodology                  104
    Aum and Japanese society                       105
  Al-Qaeda, 9/11, and Beyond: Global Terror in     108
  the Name of God
    The goals and values of al-Qaeda               111
    The evolving process of al-Qaeda's struggle    115
    The mujahedeen and their support bases         119
    The young lion of the global jihad: Osama      124
    bin Laden
    From bin Laden to bin Mahfouz: financial       128
    networks, Islamic networks, terrorist
    networks
    Networking and media politics: the             135
    organization, tactics, and strategy of
    al-Qaeda
    9/11 and beyond: death or birth of a           140
    networked, global, fundamentalist movement?
  "No Globalization without Representation!":      145
  The Anti-globalization Movement
    "El pueblo desunido jamas sera vencido":       147
    the diversity of the anti-globalization
    movement
    The values and goals of the movement           152
    against globalization
    Networking as a political way of being         154
    An informational movement: the theatrical      156
    tactics of anti-globalization militants
    The movement in context: social change and     158
    institutional change
  The Meaning of Insurgencies against the New      160
  Global Order
  Conclusion: The Challenge to Globalization       166
3 The Greening of the Self: The Environmental      168
Movement
  The Creative Cacophony of Environmentalism: A    170
  Typology
  The Meaning of Greening: Societal Issues and     179
  the Ecologists' Challenge
  Environmentalism in Action: Reaching Minds,      186
  Taming Capital, Courting the State,
  Tap-dancing with the Media
  Environmental Justice: Ecologists' New           190
  Frontier
4 The End of Patriarchalism: Social Movements,     192
Family, and Sexuality in the Information Age
  The Crisis of the Patriarchal Family             196
  Women at Work                                    215
  Sisterhood is Powerful: The Feminist Movement    234
    American feminism: a discontinuous             235
    continuity
    Is feminism global?                            243
    Feminism: an inducive polyphony                252
  The Power of Love: Lesbian and Gay Liberation    261
  Movements
    Feminism, lesbianism, and sexual liberation    266
    movements in Taipei
    Spaces of freedom: the gay community in San    271
    Francisco
    Summing up: sexual identity and the            279
    patriarchal family
  Family, Sexuality, and Personality in the        280
  Crisis of Patriarchalism
    The incredibly shrinking family                280
    The reproduction of mothering under the        288
    non-reproduction of patriarchalism
    Body identity: the (re)construction of         294
    sexuality
    Flexible personalities in a                    299
    post-patriarchal world
  The End of Patriarchalism?                       301
5 Globalization, Identification, and the State:    303
A Powerless State or a Network State?
  Globalization and the State                      304
    The transnational core of national economies   305
    A statistical appraisal of the new fiscal      307
    crisis of the state in the global economy
    Globalization and the welfare state            312
    Global communication networks, local           316
    audiences, uncertain regulators
    A lawless world?                               321
  The Nation-state in the Age of Multilateralism   323
  Global Governance and Networks of                328
  Nation-states
  Identities, Local Governments, and the           332
  Deconstruction of the Nation-state
  The Identification of the State                  337
  The Return of the State                          340
    The state, violence, and surveillance: from    340
    Big Brother to little sisters
    American unilateralism and the new             344
    geopolitics
    The Iraq War and its aftermath                 349
    The consequences of American unilateralism     353
  The Crisis of the Nation-state, the Network      356
  State, and the Theory of the State
  Conclusion: The King of the Universe, Sun        364
  Tzu, and the Crisis of Democracy
6 Informational Politics and the Crisis of         367
Democracy
  Introduction: The Politics of Society            367
  Media as the Space of Politics in the            371
  Information Age
    Politics and the media: the citizens'          371
    connection
    Show politics and political marketing: the     375
    American model
    Is European politics being "Americanized"?     381
    Bolivia's electronic populism: compadre        386
    Palenque and the coming of Jach'a Uru
  Informational Politics in Action: The            391
  Politics of Scandal
  The Crisis of Democracy                          402
  Conclusion: Reconstructing Democracy?            414
Conclusion: Social Change in the Network Society   419
Methodological Appendix                            429
  Appendix for Tables 5.1 and 5.2                  429
  Appendix for Figure 6.9: Level of Support for    456
  Mainstream Parties in National Elections,
  1980-2002
Summary of Contents of Volumes I and III           464
References                                         466
Index                                              512
 

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. Extensive new preface examines how dramatic recent events have transformed the socio-political landscape of our world Applies Castells' hypotheses to contemporary issues such as Al Qaeda and global terrorist networks, American unilateralism and the crisis of political legitimacy throughout the world A brilliant account of social, cultural, and political conflict and struggle all over the world Analyzes the importance of cultural, religious, and national identity as sources of meaning for people, and its implications for social movement Throws new light on the dynamics of global and local change

Contents
List of Figures xii List of Tables xiv List of Charts xvi Preface to the 2010 Edition of The Power of Identity xvii Preface and Acknowledgments 2003 xxxvii Acknowledgments 1996 xliii Our World, our Lives 1 1 Communal Heavens: Identity and Meaning in the Network Society 5 The Construction of Identity 6 God's Heavens: Religious Fundamentalism and Cultural Identity 12 Umma versus Jahiliya: Islamic fundamentalism 13 God save me! American Christian fundamentalism 23 Nations and Nationalisms in the Age of Globalization: Imagined Communities or Communal Images? 30 Nations against the state: the breakup of the Soviet Union and the Commonwealth of Impossible States (Sojuz Nevozmoznykh Gosudarstv) 35 Nations without a state: Catalunya 45 Nations of the information age 54 Ethnic Unbonding: Race, Class, and Identity in the Network Society 56 Territorial Identities: The Local Community 63 Conclusion: The Cultural Communes of the Information Age 68 2 The Other Face of the Earth: Social Movements against the New Global Order 71 Globalization, Informationalization, and Social Movements 72 Mexico's Zapatistas: The First Informational Guerrilla Movement 75 Who are the Zapatistas? 77 The value structure of the Zapatistas: identity, adversaries, and goals 80 The communication strategy of the Zapatistas: the Internet and the media 82 The contradictory relationship between social movement and political institution 85 Up in Arms against the New World Order: The American Militia and the Patriot Movement 87 The militias and the Patriots: a multi-thematic information network 90 The Patriots' banners 95 Who are the Patriots? 98 The militia, the Patriots, and American society 99 The Lamas of Apocalypse: Japan's Aum Shinrikyo 100 Asahara and the development of Aum Shinrikyo 101 Aum's beliefs and methodology 104 Aum and Japanese society 105 Al-Qaeda, 9/11, and Beyond: Global Terror in the Name of God 108 The goals and values of al-Qaeda 111 The evolving process of al-Qaeda's struggle 115 The mujahedeen and their support bases 119 The young lion of the global jihad: Osama bin Laden 124 From bin Laden to bin Mahfouz: financial networks, Islamic networks, terrorist networks 128 Networking and media politics: the organization, tactics, and strategy of al-Qaeda 135 9/11 and beyond: death or birth of a networked, global, fundamentalist movement? 140 "No Globalization without Representation!": The Anti-globalization Movement 145 "El pueblo desunido jamas sera vencido": the diversity of the anti-globalization movement 147 The values and goals of the movement against globalization 152 Networking as a political way of being 154 An informational movement: the theatrical tactics of anti-globalization militants 156 The movement in context: social change and institutional change 158 The Meaning of Insurgencies against the New Global Order 160 Conclusion: The Challenge to Globalization 166 3 The Greening of the Self: The Environmental Movement 168 The Creative Cacophony of Environmentalism: A Typology 170 The Meaning of Greening: Societal Issues and the Ecologists' Challenge 179 Environmentalism in Action: Reaching Minds, Taming Capital, Courting the State, Tap-dancing with the Media 186 Environmental Justice: Ecologists' New Frontier 190 4 The End of Patriarchalism: Social Movements, Family, and Sexuality in the Information Age 192 The Crisis of the Patriarchal Family 196 Women at Work 215 Sisterhood is Powerful: The Feminist Movement 234 American feminism: a discontinuous continuity 235 Is feminism global? 243 Feminism: an inducive polyphony 252 The Power of Love: Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movements 261 Feminism, lesbianism, and sexual liberation movements in Taipei 266 Spaces of freedom: the gay community in San Francisco 271 Summing up: sexual identity and the patriarchal family 279 Family, Sexuality, and Personality in the Crisis of Patriarchalism 280 The incredibly shrinking family 280 The reproduction of mothering under the non-reproduction of patriarchalism 288 Body identity: the (re)construction of sexuality 294 Flexible personalities in a post-patriarchal world 299 The End of Patriarchalism? 301 5 Globalization, Identification, and the State: A Powerless State or a Network State? 303 Globalization and the State 304 The transnational core of national economies 305 A statistical appraisal of the new fiscal crisis of the state in the global economy 307 Globalization and the welfare state 312 Global communication networks, local audiences, uncertain regulators 316 A lawless world? 321 The Nation-state in the Age of Multilateralism 323 Global Governance and Networks of Nation-states 328 Identities, Local Governments, and the Deconstruction of the Nation-state 332 The Identification of the State 337 The Return of the State 340 The state, violence, and surveillance: from Big Brother to little sisters 340 American unilateralism and the new geopolitics 344 The Iraq War and its aftermath 349 The consequences of American unilateralism 353 The Crisis of the Nation-state, the Network State, and the Theory of the State 356 Conclusion: The King of the Universe, Sun Tzu, and the Crisis of Democracy 364 6 Informational Politics and the Crisis of Democracy 367 Introduction: The Politics of Society 367 Media as the Space of Politics in the Information Age 371 Politics and the media: the citizens' connection 371 Show politics and political marketing: the American model 375 Is European politics being "Americanized"? 381 Bolivia's electronic populism: compadre Palenque and the coming of Jach'a Uru 386 Informational Politics in Action: The Politics of Scandal 391 The Crisis of Democracy 402 Conclusion: Reconstructing Democracy? 414 Conclusion: Social Change in the Network Society 419 Methodological Appendix 429 Appendix for Tables 5.1 and 5.2 429 Appendix for Figure 6.9: Level of Support for Mainstream Parties in National Elections, 1980-2002 456 Summary of Contents of Volumes I and III 464 References 466 Index 512