Chapter 6. The Space of Flows

  1. Manuel Castells

Published Online: 27 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319514.ch6

The Rise of the Network Society: With a New Preface, Volume I, Second edition With a new preface

The Rise of the Network Society: With a New Preface, Volume I, Second edition With a new preface

How to Cite

Castells, M. (2009) The Space of Flows, in The Rise of the Network Society: With a New Preface, Volume I, Second edition With a new preface, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319514.ch6

Author Information

  1. Santa Monica, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2009

Book Series:

  1. The Information Age

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196864

Online ISBN: 9781444319514

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Keywords:

  • space of flows;
  • space and time, fundamental, material dimensions of human life;
  • advanced services, information flows and global city;
  • advent of high-technology manufacturing - new logic of industrial location;
  • high-technology-led industrial milieux of innovation, “technopoles”;
  • everyday life in electronic cottage - the end of cities;
  • interaction between new information technology and current processes of social change;
  • transformation of urban form - informational city;
  • America's last suburban frontier;
  • social theory of space and theory of space of flows

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Advanced Services, Information Flows, and the Global City

  • The New Industrial Space

  • Everyday Life in the Electronic Cottage: the End of Cities?

  • The Transformation of Urban Form: the Informational City

  • The Social Theory of Space and the Theory of the Space of Flows

  • The Architecture of the End of History

  • Space of Flows and Space of Places