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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 84 Citations 92,367 191 World Ranking 76 National Ranking 37

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2013 - International Balzan Prize

2011 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2004 - Ithiel de Sola Pool Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)

1994 - Member of Academia Europaea

1983 - C. Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Capitalism

Network society, Economy, Information Age, Political economy and Information and communication technologies for development are his primary areas of study. His studies in Network society integrate themes in fields like Information society, Space of flows, Printing press, Public relations and Contemporary society. His Information society study combines topics in areas such as Pace of innovation, Global politics, Cultural communication, Globalization and Library science.

His work on Post-industrial society is typically connected to Volume as part of general Economy study, connecting several disciplines of science. The concepts of his Information Age study are interwoven with issues in Economic growth, Management, Capitalism, Politics and Original meaning. Manuel Castells has researched Political economy in several fields, including Social change, Social movement, Identity and DUAL.

His most cited work include:

  • The rise of the network society (10500 citations)
  • The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture (5703 citations)
  • The power of identity (3089 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Network society, Politics, Political economy, Information Age and Social science. The various areas that Manuel Castells examines in his Network society study include Information and communication technologies for development, Globalization, Public relations, Economy and Contemporary society. His Globalization study frequently links to other fields, such as Economic system.

As part of his studies on Politics, Manuel Castells frequently links adjacent subjects like The Internet. In his study, Gender studies is inextricably linked to Social movement, which falls within the broad field of Political economy. His study on Social science is mostly dedicated to connecting different topics, such as Epistemology.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Network society (12.75%)
  • Politics (12.08%)
  • Political economy (11.41%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2006-2020)?

  • Globalization (7.72%)
  • Network society (12.75%)
  • Politics (12.08%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Manuel Castells mostly deals with Globalization, Network society, Politics, Economic system and Social science. His studies deal with areas such as Identity, Economic geography and State as well as Globalization. He integrates Network society and Network theory in his studies.

His work deals with themes such as Management, Information Age, Economy and Power, which intersect with Politics. His Economic system study frequently involves adjacent topics like Political economy. His Social science research incorporates elements of Epistemology and Social change.

Between 2006 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age (1197 citations)
  • Communication, Power and Counter-power in the Network Society (875 citations)
  • The New Public Sphere: Global Civil Society, Communication Networks, and Global Governance (597 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Capitalism

His primary areas of investigation include Globalization, Network society, Public relations, Politics and Power. Manuel Castells has included themes like Identity, Social science, Public diplomacy, Public administration and Global governance in his Globalization study. His Network society study incorporates themes from Lateral communication and Information technology.

His study in Politics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Information Age, Economy, Management, Strategic planning and Government. His Economy study which covers Social movement that intersects with The Internet. His Power research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Economic geography, Face, Global network, Negotiation and Contemporary society.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Top Publications

The rise of the network society

Manuel Castells.
(1996)

24543 Citations

The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture

Manuel Castells.
(1999)

9304 Citations

The informational city: Information technology, economic restructuring, and the urban-regional process

Manuel Castells.
(1989)

7480 Citations

The power of identity

Manuel Castells.
(1997)

5117 Citations

A sociedade em rede

Manuel Castells.
(2012)

4536 Citations

Local y global: la gestión de las ciudades en la era de la información

Jordi Borja i Sebastià;Manuel Castells.
(1997)

3162 Citations

Rise of the Network Society: The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture

Manuel Castells.
(1996)

3139 Citations

The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Manuel Castells.
Academe (2001)

2925 Citations

Mobile Communication and Society: A Global Perspective

Manuel Castells;Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol;Jack Linchuan Qiu;Araba Sey.
(2006)

2362 Citations

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

Manuel Castells.
(2012)

1878 Citations

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