Power in networks

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Flashcards to help me (and possibly you) remember Castell's four ways that power is exercised in the network society.

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Power in networks

  1. 1. Power in NetworksCastells’s four ways that power operates in networks Castells, M. ‘A network theory of power’ International Journal of Communications 5 (2011)
  2. 2. Networking power The power of the actors and organisations included in the networks that constitute the core of the global network society over human collectives and individuals who are notincluded in these global networks
  3. 3. Network Power The power resulting from the standards required to co-ordinate social interaction inthe networks. In this case, power is exercised not by exclusion from the networks but by the imposition of the rules of inclusion.
  4. 4. The power of social actors overNetworked other social actors in the network. The forms and Power processes of networked power are specific to each network.
  5. 5. Network- making powerThe power to program specific networks according to the interests and values of theprogrammers, and the power to switch different networks following the strategic alliancesbetween the dominant actors of various networks

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