Communication and Capitalism: A Critical Theory


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University of Westminster Press
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.83 inches | 1.19 pounds

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About the Author

Christian Fuchs is Professor at the University of Westminster, where he is the Director of the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies and the Director of the Communication and Media Research Institute. His research fields are critical theory, critical media/communication studies, critical digital studies.

Fuchs is a critical theorist of communication and digital media. He is the author of many works about the roles of media, communcation, and the Internet in society.His books include "Marxist Humanism & Communication Theory" (2021), "Communication and Captalism: A Critical Theory" (2020), "Marxism: Karl Marx′s Fifteen Key Concepts for Cultural & Communication Studies"(2020), "Nationalism on the Internet" (2020), "Rereading Marx in the Age of Digital Capitalism" (2019), "Digital Demagogue: Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter" (2018), "Critical Theory of Communication" (2016), "Reading Marx in the Information Age" (2016), "Culture and Economy in the Age of Social Media" (2015), "OccupyMedia!"(2014), "Digital Labour and Karl Marx" (2014), "Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies" (2011), "Internet and Society" (2008).@fuchschristian, http: //


'An authoritative analysis of the role of communication in contemporary capitalism and an important contribution to debates about the forms of domination and potentials for liberation in today's capitalist society.'
-- Professor Michael Hardt, Duke University, co-author of the tetralogy Empire, Commonwealth, Multitude, and Assembly

'A comprehensive approach to understanding and transcending the deepening crisis of communicative capitalism. It is a major work of synthesis and essential reading for anyone wanting to know what critical analysis is and why we need it now more than ever.' -- Professor Graham Murdock, Emeritus Professor, University of Loughborough and co-editor of The Handbook of Political Economy of Communications