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Marxism : Karl Marx's fifteen key concepts for cultural and communication studies

By: Fuchs, Christian (University of Westminster, UK)

Part of the Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies series
0367418770 / 9780367418779
Paperback
335.4
02/12/2019
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20 cm viii, 287 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More Undergraduate
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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 15 of his key concepts and showing how they matter for understanding the digital and communicative capitalism that shapes human life in twenty-first 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.

BIC:

JFD Media studies, JPFC Marxism & Communism, JPVL Political campaigning & advertising

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