Engels@200: Friedrich Engels in the Age of Digital Capitalism

Christian Fuchs, ed. 2021. Engels@200: Friedrich Engels in the Age of Digital Capitalism. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 19 (1): 1-194. Published open access: https://doi.org/10.31269/triplec.v19i1.1233

The journal tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique’s special issue “Engels@200: Friedrich Engels in the Age of Digital Capitalism” was published on the occasion of Engels’s 200th anniversary. It consists of eleven articles that outline the relevance of Engels’s works and thought for the critical analysis of digital capitalism and show the relevance of Engels in the 21st century.

In an episode of the tripleC podcast that accompanies the special issue, Christian Fuchs introduces the relevance of Engels for the critical analysis of digital capitalism:
https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-gizhy-f336e9

Table of Contents

Engels@200: Friedrich Engels in the Age of Digital Capitalism. Introduction. pp. 1-14
Christian Fuchs

Engels@200: Friedrich Engels and Digital Capitalism. How Relevant Are Engels’s Works 200 Years After His Birth? pp. 15-51.
Christian Fuchs

Engels’s Theory of Social Murder and the Spectacle of Fascism: A Critical Enquiry into Digital Labour and its Alienation. pp. 52-67
Aishik Saha

Digital Capitalism and Coal Mine Workers. pp. 68-77
Akın Bakioğlu

Revisiting Friedrich Engels’s Dialectics of Nature in an Age of Digital Idealism. pp. 78-96
Christopher Leslie

Break or Continuity? Friedrich Engels and the Critique of Digital Surveillance. pp. 97-112
Dimitrios Kivotidis

The Digital Economy of the Sourdough: Housewifisation and Exploitation as Self-Exploitation. pp. 113-124
Julianna Faludi and Michelle Crosby

On the Categories of Possibility, Limiting Conditions and the Qualitative Development Stages of Matter in the Thought of Friedrich Engels. pp. 125-139
Klaus Fuchs-Kittowski

Freedom, Distribution and Work from Home: Rereading Engels in the Time of the COVID-19-Pandemic. pp. 140-153
Saayan Chattopadhyay and Sushmita Pandit

The Conditions of the Global Digital Working Class: The Continuing Relevance of Friedrich Engels to Theorising Platform Labour. pp. 154-170
Shahram Azhar

The Political Economy of Working-Class Social Media Commerce: Digital Capitalism and the Engelsian Concept of Working-Class “Property”. pp. 171-194
Suddhabrata Deb Roy

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