Manuel Castells;Martin Ince's Conversations with Manuel Castells (PCVS - Polity PDF

By Manuel Castells;Martin Ince

ISBN-10: 0745628486

ISBN-13: 9780745628486

ISBN-10: 0745628494

ISBN-13: 9780745628493

In a chain of conversations Manuel Castells, one of many world's top recognized social scientists, explains and expands his paintings. He builds on his previous considering, commencing it to new audiences and taking it into new components in a hugely obtainable manner. Manuel Castells explains and expands his paintings in a chain of conversations with British journalist Martin Ince. Castells builds on his past paintings, beginning it to new audiences, and taking it into new parts in a hugely available approach. comprises new pondering on social firms and id; new components of innovation, together with biotechnology and nanotechnology; schooling, wisdom and tradition; and his research of parts of the area (Africa, Russia, Europe, the Americas and Asia) of which he has professional wisdom. includes a specified biography of Castells and a bibliography of his voluminous scholarly paintings.

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Is something else they have in common the fact that they both have higher education institutions which place a high emphasi on science and engineering and that in both, graduates take a relaxed view of the future and do not feel the need to get a routine job with a big corporation as soon as they leave college? This is why my Finnish friend and colleague, Himanen, thinks that social hackerism and cultural innovation could be the next round of innovation for Finland, socially responsible, and also with potentially huge markets in the world at large.

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