From: GERALD LEVY (gerald_a_levy@MSN.COM)
Date: Fri Nov 09 2007 - 21:28:40 EST
From URPE-announcements list. / In solidarity, Jerry ======================================================= Christian Fuchs (2008) Internet and Society: Social Theory in the Information Age. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0415961327. 408 pages. Routledge Research Series in Information Technology and Society. More infos: http://fuchs.icts.sbg.ac.at/i&s.html Discussion Board on Internet+Society issues: http://www.nabble.com/Internet-and-Society-f28205.html In this book, the author develops a theory that shows how Internet has changed society and society shapes the Internet. It discusses the ecology, the economy, the politics, and the culture of transnational informational capitalism. Topics addressed in the book include: self-organization in nature, self-organization in society, foundations of social theory, theory of capitalism, critical theory in the age of the Internet, transnational informational capitalism, Web 2.0, social software, ecological sustainability and ICTs, informational monopolies, strategies of accumulation related to the Internet, MySpace, YouTube, Wikipedia, Google, Open Source, Free Software, filesharing, knowledge labor, class theory, multitude and Empire (Hardt and Negri), class theory in informational capitalism, gift internet economy, commodity internet economy, gift commodity internet economy, digital divide, eParticipation, digital democracy, democratic theory, information warfare, electronic surveillance, cyberprotest, the movement for democratic globalization ("anti-globalization"), virtual communities, social networking platforms, cyberstalking, social relations online, individualization and isolation online, Internet addiction, cyberculture, cyberethics, etc. The book provides foundations for Critical Internet Research / Critical Theory in the age of informational capitalism. -- _____________________________ Univ.Ass. Dr. Christian Fuchs Assistant Professor for Internet and Society ICT&S Center - Advanced Studies and Research in Information and Communication Technologies & Society http://www.icts.uni-salzburg.at University of Salzburg Sigmund Haffner Gasse 18 5020 Salzburg Austria email@example.com Phone +43 662 8044 4823 Fax +43 662 6389 4800 Information-Society-Technology: http://fuchs.icts.sbg.ac.at http://icts.uni-salzburg.at/fuchs/ Managing Editor of tripleC - peer-reviewed open access online journal for the foundations of information science: http://triplec.uti.at New Book: Fuchs, Christian (2008) Internet and Society: Social Theory in the Information Age. New York: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp?sku=&isbn=9780415961325&pchttp://www.routledge.co.uk/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp?curTab=DESCRIPTION&id=&parent_id=&sku=&isbn=0415961327&pc _______________________________________________ This is the listserve of the Union for Radical Political Economics, an interdisciplinary association devoted to the study, development and application of radical political economic analysis to social problems. This is a moderated announcement-only listserve. Messages will be kept to a minimum. The content of announcements must be strongly related to economics, i.e. jobs, conferences, talks, classes, resources. Please submit messages exactly as you would like them to go out (spelling, etc.). Messages will go out in plain text. Do not include attachments. ANY OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN THE MESSAGES AND IN THE EVENTS THEY PROMOTE ARE THOSE OF THE INDIVIDUAL WRITERS AND SPEAKERS, NOT OF URPE AS AN ORGANIZATION. URPE-ANNOUNCEMENTS MAILING LIST TO SUBMIT A MESSAGE, send an email to: URPE-Announcements@lists.econ.utah.edu Using this list, subscribing, unscribing: http://lists.econ.utah.edu/mailman/listinfo/urpe-announcements To contact the moderator: firstname.lastname@example.org REPLY OPTIONS: To reply to sender, click Reply. To reply to sender and/or list, click Reply All. Please consider carefully before sending your reply to the entire list. TO CONTACT URPE: Website: http://urpe.org/ National Office: URPE@labornet.org, 413-577-0806 Review of Radical Political Economics: http://urpe.org/rrpehome.html; email@example.com Economy Connection (speakers/resources): http://www.urpe.org/ec-home.html; firstname.lastname@example.org OTHER LISTS AND WEBSITES WITH DEBATES AND INFORMATION Heterodox Economics Web: http://www.orgs.bucknell.edu/afee/HetDisc.htm Association for Heterodox Economics: http://www.hetecon.com Fred Lee's announcement list: email@example.com; http://l.web.umkc.edu/leefs/htn1.htm Portside (Left political debates): http://lists.portside.org/mailman/listinfo/portside See http://www.urpe.org/Listserv.html for additional lists.
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