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[ecrea] new book: Culture and Economy in the Age of Social Media

Tue Feb 03 19:10:54 GMT 2015

New book: Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Culture and Economy in the Age of
Social Media. New York: Routledge. 424 pages. ISBN Paperback
978-1-13-883931-1. ISBN Hardcover 978-1-13-883929-8

More info (plus possibility to order review copies, library copies, and
examination copies for courses)

This book applies Raymond Williams' approach of Cultural Materialism to
critically analyse cultural labour, digital labour, ideology, politics,
democracy, the public sphere, globalisation, social media in China, the
international division of digital labour, productive labour, and social
struggles in the age of digital capitalism.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
PART I: Theoretical Foundations
2. Christian Fuchs and Marisol Sandoval: Culture and Work
3. Communication, Ideology, and Labour
PART II: Social Media’s Cultural Political Economy of Time
4. Social Media and Labour Time
5. Social Media and Productive Labour
PART III: Social Media’s Cultural Political Economy of Global Space
6. Social Media’s International Division of Digital Labour
7. Baidu, Weibo, and Renren: The Global Political Economy of Social
Media in China
PART IV: Alternatives
8. Social Media and the Public Sphere
9. Conclusion

Related books:

Christian Fuchs (2014): Digital labour and Karl Marx,

Christian Fuchs (2014): OccupyMedia! The Occupy Movement and Social
Media in Crisis Capitalism

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