The concept of the network society

post-ontological reflections
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Samfundslitteratur ; [S.l.] : NORDICOM , Frederiksberg
StatementNiels Lehmann, Lars Qvortrup and Bo Kampmann Walther (eds.).
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ISBN 139788759311899
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The book is a sociological, philosophical and aesthetical study of what 'lies behind' the idea of calling present-day society a 'network society'. Read Format: Paperback. The core concept in this book is network In a network age, the Internet becomes a key channel for social networking.

This book truly recognizes societal changes made by technical improvement in digital media. Each chapter is written in a clear and succinct by: The contributors demonstrate that the network society is the new form of social organization in the Information age, replacing the Industrial society.

The book analyzes processes of technological transformation in interaction with social culture in different cultural and institutional contexts: the United States of America, the United Kingdom 5/5(1).

The Concept of the Network Society: Post-Ontological Reflections reflects the consequences of these conditions for observing society. This book is a sociological, philosophical and aesthetical study of what 'lies behind' the idea of calling present-day society a 'network society'.

The Network Society. The Network Society is now more than ever the essential guide to the past, consequences and future of digital communication. Fully revised, this. The Network Society (Key Concepts) - Kindle edition by Barney, Darin.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Network Society (Key Concepts).Manufacturer: Polity.

The term “network society” was coined by Jan van Dyck in his Dutch book De Netwerkmaatschappij. And Manuel Castells in "Renaissance" (), the first part of his trilogy "Information Age".

InJames Martin used the term "wired society", meaning the state, which is connected by mass and telecommunications networks. The Network Society. In The Network Society, Darin Barney provides a compelling examination of the social, political and economic implications of network technologies and their application across /5(2).

The definition of a network society given by the foremost theorist of the concept, Manuel Castells ( p. 3) is that it is 'a society whose social structure is made up of networks powered by micro-electronics-based information and communications technologies.' As Castells shows in his book, historically, there have always been social networks: The concept of the network society book key factor that distinguishes the network society.

Castell’s book is the first part of his milstone “The Information Age: Economy Society, and Culture” work. The author states that, the triology was prepared to be a single book, but then.

The Nature and Design of this Book 17 2 Networks: The Nervous System of Society 19 The Network Society and Other Classifications 19 A Short History of the Human Web 21 Networks at All Levels 24 Causes of the Rise of Networks 29 From Mass Society to Network Society 32 Changing Relations in the Network Society 37 3 Technology 42 Introduction 42File Size: 1MB.

Unlike its immediate forebear, the ‘ information society’, the concept of the ‘network society’ refers less to a principle of organization than to a condition of s information can be controlled by elites for the purposes of defining bounded entities, such as states, corporations or society itself, networks are non-linear complexes of structures and flows.

The Network Society concept is increasingly popular for understanding current societal changes and this 3 rd edition strives for a more encompassing framework to account for recent technological developments and their pervasiveness in everyday life.

The Network Society 1st Edition In The Network Society, Darin Barney provides a compelling examination of the social, political and economic implications of network technologies and their application across a wide range of practices and institutions.

Are we in the midst of a digital revolution?Cited by:   The Network Society is now more than ever the essential guide to the past, consequences and future of digital communication. Fully revised, this Third Edition covers crucial new issues and updates, including:* the long history of social media and Web why it's not as new as we think* digital youth culture as a foreshadow of future new media use* the struggle for control of the.

2 Chapter 1 Social Networking Concepts develop connections between people in an effort to promote business opportunities. Still another use of the term is when users refer to “my network,” a set of stable online relationships that have developed over time.

Because the term is used in so many ways, it has become difficult to know exactly File Size: KB. About this book.

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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 all aspects of society. Barney's central thesis is that the network society itself is a reflection of the emergence of networks as a key organizing practice across a number of elements of society (specifically technology, economy, politics, and identity).Cited by: 1.

He teaches and investigates the sociology of the information society and the social aspects of the new media. He developed one of the several existing concepts of the network society in his book The Network Society and extended the concept of the digital divide in his book The Deepening Divide, Inequality in the Information Society.

This book provides an accessible resource for a thoughtful engagement with life in the network society. It will be essential reading for students in sociology and media and communication studies.

This will be a valuable textbook for undergraduate students of sociology and media and communication studies.4/5(1).

This book provides an accessible resource for a thoughtful engagement with life in the network society. It will be essential reading for students in sociology and media and communication studies. This will be a valuable textbook for undergraduate students of sociology and media and communication : Darin Barney.

Book Review: Niels Lehmann, Lars Qvortrup and Bo Kampmann Walther, eds, The Concept of the Network Society: Post-ontological Reflections. Frederiksberg, Denmark: Samfundslitteratur Press/NORDICOM, pp. ISBN£ (pbk)Author: Michael Dick.

Manuel Castells theory of the network society is highly relevant in understanding contemporary forms of social interaction. “It permeates most societies in the world, in various cultural and institutional manifestations, as the industrial society characterized the social structure of both capitalism and statism for most of the twentieth.

Introduction; The Theoretical Rationality of the Concept of the Network Society; Network, Knowledge and Complexity; Network Society; The Work of Art as a Network -- Towards a Post-Deconstructive Aesthetics; What Does It Imply to Operate on the Basis of Difference instead of Identity.

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Towards a Post-ontological Theory of Society. Series Title. The Network Society. is now more than ever the essential guide to the past, consequences and future of digital communication. Fully revised, this Third Edition covers crucial new issues and updates, including: • the long history of social media and Web why it's not as new as we think • digital youth culture as a foreshadow of future new media use.

The concept of network entered his thinking in the late s, culminating in the first volume of the trilogy, The Rise of the Network Society(Castells, ).

In this article I discuss the nature and role of the concept of network in Castells’ theory of network society. Origins. The term network society was coined in Dutch by Jan van Dijk in his book De Netwerkmaatschappij () (The Network Society), and used by Manuel Castells in The Rise of the Network Society(), the first part of his trilogy The Information James Martin used the related term 'The Wired Society' indicating a society that is connected by mass- and.

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Castells ’ theory of network society takes the concept of network to a high level of abstraction, utilizing it as a concept that depicts macro level tendencies associated with the social Author: Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko.

Get this from a library. The network society. [Jan van Dijk] -- 'The Network Society' is a wide-ranging theoretical and historical overview of the causes and consequences of the telecommunications revolution.

The treatment is accessible, well-balanced but. A tese de Sassen surgia pouco antes da publicação do excepcional livro de Manuel Castells, The rise of the network society (Castells, ), no qual um argumento similar se desenharia: "a cidade.

The Network Society book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In The Network Society, Darin Barney provides a compelling exami /5(3). 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 contemporary world.4/5.This paper discusses the conceptualization of network in Manuel Castells’ theory of network society.

Castells’ early academic works were built on the structural analysis of capitalism and social movements in response to the contradictions of capitalist society, without any explicit connection to network analysis.

Networks gradually appeared in Castells’ works in the late s, when he.