ManuelCastells's theory of modern society or Informationalism.

Sp!ked (who used to be more fun when they were Living Marxism) dismiss the SocialSoftware / EmergentDemocracy people attempting to build tools to encourage growth in SocialCapital. But it's hard to see what they're offering instead :

http://www.spiked-online.com/articles/00000006DCF1.htm

InformationManagement

CategoryInformationalism, CategoryNetworks, CategoryNetworkSociety