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Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age

By: Manuel Castells

First Edition
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Publication Dates US:
Aug 2012
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216 x 149 mm
8.50 x 5.85 in
200 pages

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"A timely and important book … [Castells'] claims are powerful, his prose captivating and the examples he uses are fascinating."
e-International Relations

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Table of Contents

Opening: Networking Minds, Creating Meaning,
Contesting Power
Prelude to Revolution: Where it All Started

The Egyptian Revolution

Dignity, Violence, Geopolitics: The Arab Uprising
A Rhizomatic Revolution: Indignadas in Spain
Occupy Wall Street: Harvesting the Salt of the Earth
Changing the World in the Network Society
Beyond Outrage, Hope: The Life and Death of Networked Social Movements

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Author Information

Manuel Castells is University Professor and Wallis Annenberg Chair of Communication Technology and Society at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, as well as Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Planning, University of California, Berkeley. He has published 26 books including the trilogy "The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture", translated in 22 languages, and "Communication Power". He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, the British Academy,  the Academia Europaea, and the Spanish Royal Academy of Economics. He was a founding board member of the European Research Council. He was awarded the 2012 Holberg Prize from the Parliament of Norway.

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