Internet and Society: Social Theory in the Information Age

Internet and Society: Social Theory in the Information Age

Christian Fuchs / Sep 17, 2019

Internet and Society Social Theory in the Information Age In this exceptional study Christian Fuchs discusses how the internet has transformed the lives of human beings and social relationships in contemporary society By outlining a social theory of the int

  • Title: Internet and Society: Social Theory in the Information Age
  • Author: Christian Fuchs
  • ISBN: 9780415961325
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this exceptional study, Christian Fuchs discusses how the internet has transformed the lives of human beings and social relationships in contemporary society By outlining a social theory of the internet and the information society, he demonstrates how the ecological, economic, political, and cultural systems of contemporary society have been transformed by new ICTs FuIn this exceptional study, Christian Fuchs discusses how the internet has transformed the lives of human beings and social relationships in contemporary society By outlining a social theory of the internet and the information society, he demonstrates how the ecological, economic, political, and cultural systems of contemporary society have been transformed by new ICTs Fuchs highlights how new forms of cooperation and competition are advanced and supported by the internet in subsystems of society and also discusses opportunities and risks of the information society.

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    About "Christian Fuchs"

      • Christian Fuchs

        Christian Fuchs is a leading critical theorist of communication and society He is a Professor at the University of Westminster, co editor of the open access journal tripleC Communication, Capitalism and Critique, and the author of Digital Demagogue Pluto, 2018 and Social Media A Critical Introduction Sage, 2017 amongst other works.


    106 Comments

    1. The comparisons to complex networks was the weakest section, competition/informational/knowledge/commons discussions were the strongest. Edit: bumped down to 3 stars for talking enthusiastically about 'culturejamming'


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