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<nettime-ann> C. Fuchs: Culture and Economy in the Age of Social Media

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

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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 Mediaâs Cultural Political Economy of Time
4. Social Media and Labour Time
5. Social Media and Productive Labour
PART III: Social Mediaâs Cultural Political Economy of Global Space
6. Social Mediaâs 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, http://fuchs.uti.at/books/digital-labour-and-karl-marx

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

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