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Urbanization, state and capital in the theories of Manuel Castells and Jean Lojkine

Mario Pianta

Urbanization, state and capital in the theories of Manuel Castells and Jean Lojkine

by Mario Pianta

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Published by Graduate School of Geography, London School of Economics in London (England) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castells, Manuel.,
  • Lojkine, Jean.,
  • Urban economics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMario Pianta.
    SeriesGeography discussion papers. New series -- no. 8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32, 3, (4) p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20881974M

    Towards a Theory of Capitalist Crisis: The New Conjuncture in South Africa Researchers attempting to establish urban studies in South Africa on firm epistemological and methodological foundations were strongly influenced by the radical approach pioneered in France by Manuel Castells and in the United States by David Harvey. These volumes bring together major critical responses to, and engagement with, the work of Manuel Castells. Arguably the leading analyst of the current age, Castells' magnum opus, The Information Age, has been compared to the work of Karl Marx and Max concept of `the network society' has influenced much recent social science and his ideas have been adopted .

    This point is fundamental and perhaps already proven in the present state of research, at least for refer for this to the basic texts that we cannot review here in detail: S. Magri, ‘Politique du logement et besoins en main d’oeuvre: analyse de la politique de l’Etat en relation avec l’évolution du marché de l’emploi avant la deuxième guerre mondiale’, mimeo (Paris Cited by: The first was the journal's embrace of ‘a critical, or radical, approach to urban problems’. In the s, urban and regional research was ‘largely dominated by the interests and views of urban planning and state administrations’, and was generally isolated ‘from current debates in Cited by:

    Manuel Castells Oliván (Spanish: Catalan: [kəsˈteʎs]; born 9 February ) is a Spanish sociologist especially associated with research on the information society, communication and January , he was appointed Minister of Universities in the Sánchez II Government of Spain.. He is Full Professor of Sociology, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya . The Stereotypical post-modern city. The postwar urban wealth of this city was rooted in a greater diversity of industries that were connected with non-industrial production. The spread-out and polynodal nature of the city reflected new ways organizing urban space in a post-industrial era.


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Urbanization, state and capital in the theories of Manuel Castells and Jean Lojkine. [Mario Pianta] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Castells, Manuel. Lojkine, Jean.

Urban economics. Sociology. Economics, economic history and consumer affairs. Castells, Manuel, -- Manuel Castells is Professor of Communication and the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, as well as Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, Research Professor at Cited by: One of a set of books that Harvey has written on the subject of capital and state and capital in the theories of Manuel Castells and Jean Lojkine book city, this one, he announces, focuses more on theory (than, say, history, as he does in another book)/5.

The Spanish Marxist Manuel Castells and the French Marxist Jean Lojkine have been extremely influential in urban sociology. In a large number of books and articles, they and their collaborators sought to bridge the gap between micro-scale analyses of local government, urban land use change, and urban social movements, and the broader themes.

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H Cant. Marxist Political Economy and Marxist Urban Sociology A Review and Elaboration of Recent Developments. The Case of Manuel Castells and Jean Lojkine. Front Matter. Pages PDF.

The Different Marxist Traditions of Manuel Castells and Jean Lojkine: Althusserianism and State Monopoly Capitalism. Kieran McKeown. Pages Marxist Political Economy and Marxist Urban Sociology The Different Marxist Traditions of Manuel Castells and Jean Lojkine: Althusserianism and State Monopoly Capitalism.

Marxist Political Economy and Marxist Urban Sociology Book Subtitle A Review and Elaboration of Recent Developments : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Theories on Capitalist Urbanization and the Postsocialist City During the 's Castells brought and developed a theory which is widely known as the theory of nets, that is, in his opinion, the contemporary global society is a "network society" which exists and whose praxis takes place in the "age of information" (the ageFile Size: KB.

The questions of people like Castells, Lojkine and Topalov had their origins in a critical discussion of “capitalist” urban policies, with a view to changing things radically.

They wanted to challenge the state, but, without realizing it, remained fascinated by the state. Manuel Castells Snippet view - The Urban Question: A Marxist Approach according activities administration amenities American analysis apparatus articulation base basis behaviour capital capitalist central characteristics city centre class struggle companies concentration concerned concrete conjuncture contradictions crisis defined.

The Urban Sociology of Manuel Castells: A Critical Examination of the Central Concepts KIERAN McKEOWN* University College, Dublin Precis: The writings of Manuel Castells are centrally concerned with the development of a Marxist urban sociology. This article provides a critical examination of the central concepts of these writings.

Manuel Castells is University Professor and the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Community Technology and Society at USC. He is also Research Professor at the Open University of Catalonia; Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley. He was born in Spain in and grew up in Valencia and Barcelona.

He studied law and economics at the Universities of. Theory and ideology in urban sociology, Manuel Castells. Historical materialist approaches.

Property development and the economic foundations of the urban question, Francois Lamarche. Contribution to a Marxist theory of capitalist urbanization, Jean Lojkine.

Theoretical propositions for an experimental study of urban social movements. Arguably the leading analyst of the current age, Castells' magnum opus, The Information Age, has been compared to the work of Karl Marx and Max Weber.

His concept of `the network society' has influenced much recent social science and his ideas have been adopted in. The aim of the book is nothing less than to reconceptualize the field of urban sociology. It is carried out in two stages: a critique of the literature of urban sociology A review of the original French edition of this book in the "American Journal of Sociology" hailed it as "the most finished product yet to emerge from the new (Marxist) school /5.

David Harvey. The Urbanization of Capital: Studies in the History and Theory of Capitalist ore: John Hopkins University Press, xvii + pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and : Michael Soldatenko.

Manuel Castells Oliván is a Spanish sociologist especially associated with research on the information society, communication and globalization. The – research survey of the Social Sciences Citation Index ranks him as the world's fifth most-cited social science scholar, and the foremost-cited communication scholar.

He was awarded the Holberg Prize, for having "shaped our understanding of the political dynamics of urban Alma mater: University of Paris. As one can follow from the Urban Question () to the more supple City, Class and Power(), Manuel Castells’s Marxist theoretical claim to the urban question redirected structuralist Marxist concerns for purposes of urban sociology (and offered a brief, rather misleading critique of Lefebvre in the process).

Castells’s work was. Networks in Manuel Castells’ theory of the network society. years later under the title T he Urban Question (Castells, ). The book was a great success both in.

Castells, Manuel Author: Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko. incorporated into theory. Castells's somewhat tentative solution is that urban agglomerations, in their societal context, are spatial arrangements whose function is to reproduce labor power and therefore, the key problems mentioned yield to scientific study through a focus on urban planning and urban social movements (detailed in chap.

6). The Panopticon was the design of the prison in which each prisoner would be contained in solitary cell in a set of cells place in a circle around a central tower. • The prisoners would not be able to see the guards in the towers.Globalisation, Networking, Urbanisation: Reflections on the Spatial Dynamics of the Information Age a), network society (Castells ), urban regime theory (Elkin .The cities and the regions of the world are being transformed under the combined impact of a restructuring of the capitalist system and a technological revolution.

This is the thesis of this book, now in paperback. Castells not only brings together an impressive array of evidence to support it but puts forward a new body of theory to explain by: