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Dynamics of Virtual Work

Reconsidering Value and Labour in the Digital Age

Editors: Fuchs, Christian, Fisher, Eran (Eds.)

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This volume explores current interventions into the digital labour theory of value, proposing theoretical and empirical work that contributes to our understanding of Marx's labour theory of value, proposes how labour and value are transformed under conditions of virtuality, and employ the theory in order to shed light on specific practices.

About the authors

Thomas Allmer, University of Edinburgh, UK. Olivier Frayssé, University of Paris Sorbonne, France. Andrea Fumagalli, University of Pavia, Italy. Kylie Jarrett, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland. Arwid Lund, University of Uppsala, Sweden. Yuqi Na, University of Westminster, UK. Brice Nixon, University of La Verne, US. Frederick H. Pitts, University of Bath, UK. Jernej Amon Prodnik, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Jakob Rigi, SOAS, London University, UK. Marisol Sandoval, City University London, UK. Sebastian Sevignani, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Germany. Bingqing Xia, Macau University of Science and Technology, China.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction: Value and Labour in the Digital Age

    Fuchs, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 3-25

  • The Digital Labour Theory of Value and Karl Marx in the Age of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Weibo

    Fuchs, Christian

    Pages 26-41

  • The Hands and Brains of Digital Culture: Arguments for an Inclusive Approach to Cultural Labour

    Sandoval, Marisol

    Pages 42-59

  • A Contribution to a Critique of the Concept Playbour

    Lund, Arwid

    Pages 63-79

  • Marx in Chinese Online Space: Some Thoughts on the Labour Problem in Chinese Internet Industries

    Xia, Bingqing

    Pages 80-95

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eBook £51.99
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Softcover £22.50
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reconsidering Value and Labour in the Digital Age
Editors
  • Christian Fuchs
  • Eran Fisher
Series Title
Dynamics of Virtual Work
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-47857-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137478573
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-47856-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-57077-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 268
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