Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age [Manuel Castells] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Networks of. 4 Jan In the second edition of Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age, sociologist Manuel Castells conceptualises the. 17 Mar PDF | On Sep 4, , N. Aarts and others published Castells, Manuel (). Networks of outrage and hope – social movements in the Internet.

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Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Apr 23, Rogerio Mattos rated it liked it. Indeed, the only completely successful movement of the bunch was the While I liked this book because it attempted to describe and explain a castlels of Internet-related social movements of the past decade — including the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, the Icelandic protests postand the Spanish anti-austerity campaign — it got a bit too caught up with the enthusiasm connected oturage these movements ajd failed to see some of the major weaknesses that ultimately resulted in disappointment.

The question of violence A political movement against the political system A rhizomatic revolution Occupy Wall Street: Would you like to change to the site? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age, 2nd Edition

Jul 05, Ruth Feathers rated it liked it. To that end it is aimed at the general reader and generally it does well in that but occasionally the academic does slip out – but without that outrsge book would not be half as interesting or useful.

From financial collapse to crowdsourcing a new failed constitution 31 Southern wind, northern wind: The issue of temporality appears unaddressed.

Nov 22, Jeffrey Hart rated it liked it Shelves: As seen in the final chapter, a connected but disenchanted electorate can offer a netwodks protest vote, as happened with the Five Stars Movement in Italy. The Life and Death of Acstells Social Movements Appendix to Changing the World in the Network Society Public opinion in selected countries toward Occupy and similar movements Attitudes of citizens toward governments, political and financial institutions in the United States, European Union, and the world at large Preface Academically, it adds little to the literature on social movements in general or these specific movements in particular.


Economy, Society, and Culture, translated in 22 languages, and Communication Power. Mar 10, Lori added it Shelves: To accept cookies, click continue.

Jan 17, Flavio Morgenstern rated oktrage did not like it. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. In France he quickly established a reputation as a seminal thinker with his mnuel breaking book “The urban question: Written from an optimist’s viewpoint, who sees the virtues of the social media as tools for social movements to increase their impact and efficacy.

Loren Collins rated it liked it Feb 21, In it, he focuses on “social movements in the Internet Age”, most notably the various pro-democracy movements in the Arab World specifically Tunisia and Egypt and the “Occupy” movements in the West specifically Spain and the US.

He has published 27 books including the trilogy The Information Age: Tanto no Brasil quanto internacional. An assemblyled, leaderless movement From deliberation to action: While Castells’ work is undeniably interesting, his actual work on social movements leaves something to be desired.

One of the best original resources to conduct a study and run a course on modern social movements. Castells makes no secret that he participated himself in the Spanish campaign and that he did not do the usual lengthy research that his other books required.

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

Dec 19, Bekir Kuru rated it it was amazing. Paul Mason’s brilliant book captures some of this see http: The benefits of well-connected social movements are clear and they can be enormous, even more far-reaching in vibrant democracies.


I agree that modern networked movements reflect societal moves toward individuation and a distrust of government, for example, but you can castells a movement politically while admitting they’ve been ineffective. This second edition incorporates recent cases from Brazil, Turkey, Chile and Mexico, before then reintroducing the thesis. Social Movements in the Internet Age, 2nd Edition. Hardcoverpages.

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Despite all the push-back against these movements, Castells’ conclusions are ultimately hopeful: Delyana Nesheva rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Zeno rated it liked it Mar 07, Oct 21, So Hakim rated it liked it Shelves: In this sense, qualities such as togetherness, self-reflexivity and virality split networked movements from ordinary, or offline, social mobilisations and political campaigns.

Click here to cancel reply. Manuel Castell’s attempts the same thing but brings more analytical tools to the task being one of the world’s leading theorists of social m In case you have missed it we have just lived through a series of revolutions and uprising – such as those inand far more profound than those ofbut as perhaps important as those of Return to Book Page. May 27, KJ rated it really liked it Shelves: Explore the latest social science book reviews by academics and experts. This book is an exploration of the new forms of social movements and protests that are erupting in the world today, from the Arab uprisings to the indignadas movement in Spain, and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the US.

While these and similar social movements differ in many important ways, there is one thing they share in common: Similarly and as Manuel Castells points out, the virtual alternative and network space that have overtaken most societies over the […].