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Marxism, Karl Marx's fifteen key concepts for cultural and communication studies, Christian Fuchs

Label
Marxism, Karl Marx's fifteen key concepts for cultural and communication studies, Christian Fuchs
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Marxism
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1111650711
Responsibility statement
Christian Fuchs
Series statement
Key ideas in media & cultural studies
Sub title
Karl Marx's fifteen key concepts for cultural and communication studies
Summary
"This introductory text is a critical theory toolkit on how to how to make use of Karl Marx's ideas in media, communication and cultural studies. Karl Marx's ideas remain of crucial relevance, and in this short, student-friendly book, leading expert Christian Fuchs introduces Marx to the reader by discussing fifteen of his key concepts and showing how they matter for understanding the digital and communicative capitalism that shapes human life in 21st century society. Key concepts covered include: the dialectic, materialism, commodities, capital, capitalism, labour, surplus-value, the working class, alienation, means of communication, the general intellect, ideology, socialism, communism, and class struggles. Students taking courses in Media, Culture and Society; Communication Theory; Media Economics; Political Communication and Cultural Studies will find Fuchs' concise introduction an essential guide to Marx"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 The Dialectic -- Chapter 3 Materialism: The Base/Superstructure Problem -- Chapter 4 Commodities, Capital, Capitalism -- Chapter 5 Labour and Surplus-Value -- Chapter 6 The Working Class -- Chapter 7 Alienation -- Chapter 8 Means of Communication and the General Intellect
Target audience
adolescent
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Content
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