[Marxism] Fuchs & Mosco (Eds): "Marx is Back – The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication Studies Today"

Christian Fuchs christian.fuchs at uti.at
Fri May 25 16:08:07 MDT 2012


Fuchs, Christian and Vincent Mosco, eds. 2012. Marx is Back – The 
Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication 
Studies Today. tripleC–Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable 
Information Society (http://www.triple.c.at) 10 (2): 127-632.

Dear colleagues,

We are happy to announce publication of tripleC's special issue "Marx is 
Back – The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical 
Communication Studies Today" that contains 29 contributions on more than 
500 pages.

http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/issue/current

The entire issue as one single file is available here:
http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/article/view/427

The contributions shows that Marx and Marxism are truly back!

With kind regards,
Christian Fuchs and Vincent Mosco

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Table of Contents

127-140 Christian Fuchs and Vincent Mosco 	
Introduction: Marx is Back – The Importance of Marxist Theory and 
Research for Critical Communication Studies Today.

Marx, the Media, Commodities, and Capital Accumulation

141-155 Nicole S. Cohen
Cultural Work as a Site of Struggle: Freelancers and Exploitation

156-170 Mattias Ekman
Understanding Accumulation: The Relevance of Marx’s Theory of Primitive 
Accumulation in Media and Communication Studies

171-183 Eran Fisher
How Less Alienation Creates More Exploitation? Audience Labour on Social 
Network Sites

184-202 Richard Hall and Bernd Stahl
Against Commodification: The University, Cognitive Capitalism and 
Emergent Technologies

203-213 William Henning James Hebblewhite
“Means of Communication as Means of Production” Revisited

214-229 Vincent Manzerolle and Atle Mikkola Kjøsen
The Communication of Capital: Digital Media and the Logic of Acceleration

230-252 George Pleios
Communication and Symbolic Capitalism. Rethinking Marxist Communication 
Theory in the Light of the Information Society

253-273 Robert Prey
The Network’s Blindspot: Exclusion, Exploitation and Marx’s 
Process-Relational Ontology

274-301 Jernej Prodnik
A Note on the Ongoing Process of Commodification: From the Audience 
Commodity to the Social Factory

302-312 Jens Schröter
The Internet and “Frictionless Capitalism”

313-333 Andreas Wittel
Digital Marx: Toward a Political Economy of Distributed Media


Marx and Ideology Critique

334-348 Pablo Castagno
Critical Transitions: Marxist Theory and Media Democratization in 
Post-Neoliberal Argentina

349-391 İrfan Erdogan
Missing Marx: The Place of Marx in Current Communication Research and 
the Place of Communication in Marx’s Work

392-412 Christian Fuchs
Towards Marxian Internet Studies

413-424 Christian Garland and Stephen Harper
Did Somebody Say Neoliberalism?: On the Uses and Limitations of a 
Critical Concept in Media and Communication Studies

425-438 Jim McGuigan
The Coolness of Capitalism Today

439-456 Brice Nixon
Dialectical Method and the Critical Political Economy of Culture

457-473 Michelle Rodino-Colocino
“Feminism” as Ideology: Sarah Palin’s Anti-feminist Feminism and 
Ideology Critique

474-487 Gerald Sussman
Systemic Propaganda as Ideology and Productive Exchange


Marx and Media Use

488-508 Brian A. Brown and Anabel Quan-Haase
“A Workers’ Inquiry 2.0”: An Ethnographic Method for the Study of 
Produsage in Social Media Contexts

509-517 Katarina Giritli Nygren and Katarina L Gidlund
The Pastoral Power of Technology. Rethinking Alienation in Digital Culture


Marx, Alternative/Socialist Media and Social Struggles

518-536 Miriyam Aouragh
Social Media, Mediation and the Arab Revolutions

537-554 Lee Artz
21st Century Socialism: Making a State for Revolution

555-569 Peter Ludes
Updating Marx’s Concept of Alternatives

570-576 Vincent Mosco
Marx is Back, But Which One? On Knowledge Labour and Media Practice

577-599 Wilhelm Peekhaus
The Enclosure and Alienation of Academic Publishing: Lessons for the 
Professoriate

600-617 Sebastian Sevignani
The Problem of Privacy in Capitalism and the Alternative Social 
Networking Site Diaspora*

618-632 Padmaja Shaw
Marx as Journalist: Revisiting the Free Speech Debate







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