Critical Studies of Media and Information

Critical Studies of Media and Information, Information Society Studies, Media & Society

Fuchs, Christian. 2017. Capitalism, Patriarchy, Slavery, and Racism in the Age of Digital Capitalism and Digital Labour. Critical Sociology 43, DOI: 10.1177/0896920517691108, first published on February 9, 2017. Accepted manuscript Full paper

Fuchs, Christian. 2017. Donald Trump: A Critical Theory-Perspective on Authoritarian Capitalism. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 15 (1): 1-72. PDF & HTML

Fuchs, Christian. 2017. From Digital Positivism and Administrative Big Data Analytics Towards Critical Digital and Social Media Research! European Journal of Communication 32 (1): 37-49. Accepted manuscript, full version

Fuchs, Christian. 2017. Sustainability and community networks. Telematics and Informatics 34 (2): 628-639. Accepted manuscript, Preprint version (Zenodo)

Fuchs, Christian. 2017. The Praxis School’s Marxist Humanism and Mihailo Marković’s Theory of Communication. Critique 45 (1-2): 159-182. PDF Full version

Fuchs, Christian. 2017. Marx’s Capital in the Information Age. Capital & Class 41 (1): 51-67.  PDF

Xia, Bingqing and Christian Fuchs. 2017. The Financialisation of Digital Capitalism in China. Westminster Advanced Studies Research Paper No. 4. ISSN 2397-5814 London: Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2017. What is to Be Done? The Role of the New and the Old in Media Theory – The Moment for Critical Digital and Social Media Studies. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture 12 (1): 38-39,
= audio commentary: http://www.westminsterpapers.org/articles/10.16997/wpcc.253/

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Critical theory. In International encyclopedia of communication theory and philosophy, ed. Klaus Bruhn Jensen and Robert Craig. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Red Scare 2.0: User-Generated Ideology in the Age of Jeremy Corbyn and Social Media. Journal of Language and Politics 15 (4): 369-398. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Racism, nationalism and right-wing extremism online: The Austrian Presidential Election 2016 on Facebook. Momentum Quarterly – Zeitschrift für sozialen Fortschritt (Journal for Societal Progress) 5 (3): 172-196. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Information ethics in the age of digital labour and the surveillance-industrial complex. In Information cultures in the digital age: A Festschrift min honor of Rafael Capurro, ed. Matthew Kelly and Jared Bielby, 173-190. Wiesbaden: Springer. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2017. Facebook. In Global media giants, ed. Benjamin J. Birkbine, Rodrigo Gómez and Janet Wasko, 428-444. New York: Routledge. Book

Fuchs, Christian et al. 2016. The Multiple Aspects of Politics and Sustainability in Community Networks. EU Horizon 2020 Project netCommons, Deliverable 2.1 (Version 1, June 2016) PDF

Townsend, Leanne, Claire Wallace, Christian Fuchs, Christian Fuchs, Curtis Jessop, Dave Harte, Elvira Perez Vallejos, Hayley Lepps, Jennifer Holden, Kate Orton Johnston, Luke Sloan, Michael Smith, Samantha McGregor, Suzanna Hall. 2016. Social Media Research: A Guide to Ethics. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Critical theory of communication as critical sociology of critique in the age of digital capitalism: A response to Jan Løhmann Stephensen’s review essay on Culture and Economy in the Age of Social Media. Conjunctions: Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation 3 (1). Link
This contribution is a response to Jan Løhmann Stephensen’s review of my book “Culture and Economy in the Age of Social Media

Fuchs, Christian. 2016.  Henryk Grossmann 2.0: A Critique of Paul Mason’s Book “PostCapitalism: A Guide to Our Future”. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 14 (1): 232-243. Link

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. When Will Greece Get its Money back from Germany? Reflections on Yanis Varoufakis’ New Book. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 14 (1): 244-248. Link

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Neoliberalism in Britain: From Thatcherism to Cameronism. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 14 (1): 163-188. Paper

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Critical theory. In International encyclopedia of political communication (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118541555), ed. Gianpietro Mazzoleni, Kevin Barnhurst, Ken’ichi Ikeda, Rouisley Mai and Hartmut Wessler. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Herbert Marcuse and social media. Radical Philosophy Review 10 (1): 113-143, published online first on March 11, 2016, DOI: 10.5840/radphilrev20163950. Link

Smith, R.C., Richard Gunn, Christian Fuchs, Gordon Asher and Penny Cole. 2016. Strategies moving forward: Social movements and progressive governments: A round table discussion. Hethwood Journal of Critical Theory 1 (2). Link

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Digital labor and imperialism. Monthly Review 67 (8): 14-24. HTML
German version: Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Digitale Arbeit und Imperialismus. Marxistische Blätter 617 (3/2016). HTML
Spanish version: Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Trabajo digital e imperialismo. Boletín Onteaiken 22: 32-41. PDF
French translation: Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Le travail digital et l’impérialisme. Études Marxistes 115: 46-58. HTML
Dutch translation: Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Digitale arbeid en imperialisme. Marxistische Studies 115: 47-58. HTML
Italian translation: Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Lavoro digitale e imperialismo. Sinistrainrete, 16 June 2016. HTML

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Georg Lukács as a Communications Scholar: Cultural and Digital Labour in the Context of Lukács’ Ontology of Social Being. Media, Culture & Society 38 (4): 506-524.  PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Against theoretical Thatcherism: a reply to Nicholas Garnham. Media, Culture & Society 38 (2): 301-311. Link

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. The Macbride Report in twenty-first-century capitalism, the age of social media and the BRICS countries. Javnost: The Public 22 (3): 226-239. PDF See also the publisher’s freely/openly available final version of this article here

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Power in the Age of Social Media. Heathwood Journal of Critical Theory 1 (1): 1-29. PDF HTML

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Surveillance and critical theory. In Surveillance: Critical analysis and current challenges: Special issue edited by James Schwoch, John Laprise and Ivory Mills. Media and Communication 3 (2): 6-9. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Dallas Smythe and digital labor. In Routledge companion to labor and media, ed. Richard Maxwell, 51-62. New York: Routledge. PDF (Final draft)

Fuchs, Christian. 2016. Baidu, Weibo and Renren: The Global Political Economy of Social Media in China. Asian Journal of Communication 26 (1): 14-41 PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Marisol Sandoval. 2015. The Political Economy of Capitalist and Alternative Social Media. In The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media, ed. Chris Atton, 165-175. London: Routledge. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Social media surveillance. In Handbook of digital politics, ed. Stephen Coleman and Deen Freelon, 395-414. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Reflections on Todd Wolfson’s book “Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left”. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 13 (1): 163-168. Paper (HTML, PDF)

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Internet, capitalism, and peripheral development in the Waldviertel. New Proposals: Journal of Marxism and Interdisciplinary Inquiry 7 (2): 74-100. PDF
German version: Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Internet, Kapitalismus und periphere Entwicklung im Waldviertel. Momentum Quarterly – Zeitschrift für sozialen Fortschritt (Journal for Societal Progress) 4 (1): 42-69. PDF
Video (German)

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Anti-semitism, Anti-Marxism, and technophobia: The fourth volume of Martin Heidegger’s Black Notebooks (1942-1948). tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 13 (1): 93-100. PDF/HTML
German version: Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Mit kritischer Gesellschaftstheorie nicht vereinbar. Der vierte Band der Schwarzen Hefte veranschaulicht Martin Heideggers Antisemitismus, Antimarxismus und Technikfeindlichkeit. Junge Welt Literatur Spezial, 14. Oktober 2015, S. 17. PDF
Italian version: Antisemitismo e tecnofobia: il quarto volume dei Quaderni neri di Martin Heidegger (1942-1948). Kasparhauser, September 15, 2015. HTML PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Martin-Heidegger’s anti-Semitism: Philosophy of technology and the media in the light of the “Black Notebooks“. Implications for the reception of Heidegger in media and communication studies. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 13 (1): 55-78. PDF/HTML
Italian version: Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Tecnica, antisemitismo e media. I Quaderni neri di Martin Heidegger. Kasparhauser 12 (2015): 116-162. HTML PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Krise, Kommunikation, Kapitalismus. Zur Kritik der politischen Ökonomie sozialer Medien. Luxemburg 1/2015: 24-29. PDF Video Grafisches Protokoll (erstellt von 123comics).

Fuchs, Christian and Daniel Trottier. 2015. Towards a theoretical model of social media surveillance in contemporary society. Communications: European Journal of Communication Research 40 (1): 113-135. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. The Internet, Freedom, and Ideology in the Age of Mass Surveillance. In The Opticon – A Newspaper on Privacy and Surveillance. http://issuu.com/torquetorque/docs/the_opticon_blue

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Left-wing media politics and the advertising tax. Reflections on Astra Taylor’s book “The people’s platform: Taking back power and culture in the digital age“. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 15 (1): 1-4. PDF and HTML

Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Why we need alternative social media before it is too late. Connect-World, Global-ICT 2014: 29-30. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. The dialectic: Not just the absolute recoil, but the world’s living fire that extinguishes and kindles itself. Reflections on Slavoj Žižek’s version of dialectical philosophy in “Absolute recoil. Towards a new foundation of dialectical materialism“. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 12 (2): 848-875. Link

Sandoval, Marisol, Christian Fuchs, Jernej A. Prodnik, Sebastian Sevignani and Thomas Allmer, eds. 2014. Special issue: Philosophers of the world unite! Theorising digital labour and virtual work – definitions, dimensions and forms. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 12 (2): 464-801. PDF and HTML

Fuchs, Christian and Marisol Sandoval. 2014. Digital workers of the world unite! A framework for critically theorising and analysing digital labour. In  Special issue: Philosophers of the world unite! Theorising digital labour and virtual work – definitions, dimensions and forms, eds.  Marisol Sandoval, Christian Fuchs, Jernej A. Prodnik, Sebastian Sevignani and Thomas Allmer. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 12 (2): 486-563. PDF and HTML
Video of a talk related to this paper.
Spanish translation: Fuchs, Christian and Marisol Sandoval. 2015. Trabajadores Digitales del mundo, uníos! Un marco para teorizar críticamente y analizar el trabajo digital. Revista Hipertextos: Capitalismo, Técnica y Sociedad en debate 2 (4). PDF Portugese translation: Fuchs, Christian and Marisol Sandoval. 2015. Trabalhadores digitais do mundo inteiro uni-vos: teorizando e analisando criticamente o trabalho digital. Parágrafo: Revista Científica de Comunicação Social da FIAM-FAAM 2 (3): 27-50. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Thomas Piketty’s Book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”, Karl Marx and the Political Economy of the Internet. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 12 (1): 413-430. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Culture, communication & ideology = Forms of work. In Media and left, ed. Savaş Çoban, 15-43. Leiden: Brill. PDF

Trottier, Daniel and Christian Fuchs. 2014. Theorising social media, politics and the state: An introduction. In Social media, politics and the state: Protests, revolutions, riots, crime and policing in the age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, ed. Daniel Trottier and Christian Fuchs, 3-38. New York: Routledge. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Anonymous: Hacktivism and contemporary politicsr. In Social media, politics and the state: Protests, revolutions, riots, crime and policing in the age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, ed. Daniel Trottier and Christian Fuchs, 88-106. New York: Routledge. PDF

Discussion between Christian Fuchs and César R. S. Bolaño on Facebook, Marx, digital labour, and political economy (4 articles)
1) César R. S. Bolaño & Eloy S. Vieira’s. 2015. The Political Economy of the Internet: Social Networking Sites and a Reply to Fuchs. Television & New Media 16 (1): 52-61 Paper
2) Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Against divisiveness: Digital workers of the world unite! A rejoinder to César Bolaño and Eloy Vieira. Television & New Media 16 (1): 62-71. PDF
3) Bolaño, César R. S. 2015. Digitalisation and labour: A rejoinder to Christian Fuchs. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 13 (1): 79-83. Article (html, pdf)
4) Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Digital labour: A comment on César Bolaño’s tripleC reflection. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 13 (1): 84-92. Article (html, pdf)

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Social media and the public sphere [Inaugural Lecture]. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 12 (1): 57-101. PDF Video
Portugese translation:
Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Mídias Sociais e a Esfera Pública. Revista Contracampo 34 (3): 5-80. PDF
Short summary version in Spanish:
Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Medios sociales y esfera pública. Telos – Revista de Pensamiento sobre Comunicación, Tecnología y Sociedad 98: 71-82. PDF

Garnham, Nicholas and Christian Fuchs. 2014. Revisiting the Political Economy of Communication. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 12 (1): 102-141. PDF MP3

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Theorising and analysing digital labour: From global value chains to modes of production. The Political Economy of Communication 2 (1): 3-27. PDF HTML
German version: Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Zur Theoriebildung und Analyse der digitalen Arbeit. Die globale Produktion digitaler Hard- und Software (Teil I). Z – Zeitschrift marxistische Erneuerung 103: 85-94. PDF
Fuchs, Christian. 2015. Zur Theoriebildung und Analyse der digitalen Arbeit. Die globale Produktion digitaler Hard- und Software (Teil II). Z – Zeitschrift marxistische Erneuerung 104: 73-86. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Dallas Smythe reloaded. Critical Media and Communication Studies today. In The audience commodity in a digital age. Revisiting  critical theory of commercial media, ed. Vince Manzerolle and Lee McGuigan, 267-288. New York: Peter Lang. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Karl Marx and the study of media and culture today. Culture Unbound 6 (3): 39-76. PDF
Spanish translation by Roy Alfaro Vargas: Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Karl Marx y el estudio de los medios y la cultura hoy. TELOS. Revista de Estudios Interdisciplinarios en Ciencias Sociales 16 (3): 495-535. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Digital prosumption labour on social media in the context of the capitalist regime of time. Time & Society 23 (1): 97-123. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. WikiLeaks and the Critique of the Political Economy. International Journal of Communication 8: 2718-2732. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2013. The Anonymous movement in the context of liberalism and socialism. Interface: A Journal for and about Social Movements 5 (2): 345-376. PDF

Verdegem, Pieter and Christian Fuchs. 2013. Towards a participatory, co-operative and sustainable information society? A critical analysis of Swedish ICT policy discourses. Nordicom Review 34 (2): 3-18. PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Marisol Sandoval. 2014. Introduction: Critique, social media and the information society in the age of capitalist crisis. In Critique, social media and the information society, ed. Christian Fuchs and Marisol Sandoval, 1-47. New York: Routledge. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2014. Critique of the political economy of informational capitalism and social media. In Critique, social media and the information society, ed. Christian Fuchs and Marisol Sandoval, 51-65. New York: Routledge. PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Marisol Sandoval. 2013. The Diamond Model of Open Access Publishing: Why Policy Makers, Scholars, Universities, Libraries, Labour Unions and the Publishing World Need to Take Non-Commercial, Non-Profit Open Access Serious. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 11 (2): 428-443.
http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/article/view/502

Fuchs, Christian and Sebastian Sevignani. 2013. What Is digital labour? What Is digital work? What’s their difference? And why do these questions matter for understanding social media? tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 11 (2): 237-293. http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/article/view/461

Allmer, Thomas, Christian Fuchs, Verena Kreilinger and Sebastian Sevignani. 2014. Social networking sites in the surveillance society: Critical perspectives and empirical findings. In Media, surveillance and identity. Social perspectives, ed. André Jansson and Miyase Christensen and André Jansson, 49-70. New York: Peter Lang. PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Nick Dyer-Witheford. 2013. Karl Marx @ Internet Studies. New Media & Society 15 (5): 782-796. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2013. Editorial:  tripleC’s 10th Anniversary and Its New Title tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 11 (1): i-viii.
http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/article/view/471

Fuchs, Christian. 2013. Capitalism or Information Society? The Fundamental Question of the Present Structure of Society. European Journal of Social Theory 16 (4): 413-434. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2013. Social media and capitalism. In Producing the Internet. Critical perspectives of social media, ed. Tobias Olsson, 25-44. Göteborg: Nordicom. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2013. Societal and ideological impacts of Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) Internet surveillance. Information, Communication and Society 16 (8): 1328-1359. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Conference Report: The 4th ICTs and Society Conference: Critique, Democracy and Philosophy in 21st Century Information Society. Nordicom Information 34 (3-4): 89-99. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Some reflections on Manuel Castells’ book “Networks of outrage and hope. Social movements in the Internet age“. tripleC – Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (2): 775-797. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2013. Class and exploitation on the Internet. In Digital labor. The Internet as playground and factory, ed. Trebor Scholz, 211-224. New York: Routledge. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Dallas Smythe today – the audience commodity, the digital labour debate, Marxist Political Economy and Critical Theory. Prolegomena to a digital labour theory of value. tripleC – Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (2): 692-740. PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Daniel Trottier. 2013. The Internet as surveilled workplayplace and factory. In European data protection. Coming of age, edited by Serge Gutwirth, Ronald Leenes, Paul de Hert and Yves Poullet, 33-57. Dordrecht: Springer. PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Vincent Mosco, eds. 2012. Marx is back – The importance of Marxist theory and research for Critical Communication Studies today. tripleC – Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (2): 127-632. Download entire issue.

Fuchs, Christian and Vicent Mosco. 2012. Introduction: Marx is back – The importance of Marxist theory and research for Critical Communication Studies today. tripleC – Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (2): 127-140. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Behind the news. Social media, riots, and revolutions. Capital & Class 36 (3): 383-391. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. La politica economica dei social media [The political economy of social media, in Italian]. Sociologia della Communicazione 43: 62-86. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Towards Marxian Internet Studies. tripleC – Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (2): 392-412. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. New Marxian Times! Reflections on the 4th ICTs and Society Conference “Critique, Democracy and Philosophy in 21st Century Information Society. Towards Critical Theories of Social Media”. tripleC – Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (1): 114-121. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Implications of Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) Internet Surveillance for Society. The Privacy & Security-Research Paper Series, edited by Emilio Mordini and Christian Fuchs. ISSN 2270-7467. Research Paper Number 1.. EU FP7 project “PACT – Public Perception of Security and Privacy: Assessing Knowledge, Collecting Evidence, Translating Research into Action“. 125 pages. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Web 2.0 surveillance and art. In Net works: case studies in web art and design, ed. xtine burrough, 121-127. New York: Routledge. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. The political economy of privacy on Facebook. Television & New Media 13 (2): 139-159. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Media, war and information technology. In Media & terrorism. Global perspectives, ed. Des Freedman and Daya Kishan Thussu, 47-62. London: Sage. PDF

Sylvain Firer-Blaess and Christian Fuchs. 2014. Wikipedia. An info-communist manifesto. Television & New Media 15 (2): 87-103.  PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. The political economy of WikiLeaks: Power 2.0? Surveillance 2.0? Criticism 2.0? Alternative media 2.0? Global Media Journal – Australian Edition 5 (1): Contribution to the special issue on “WikiLeaks: Journalism and the 21st Century Mediascape“ (edited by Hart Cohen and Antonio Castillo). PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Dwayne Winseck. 2011. Critical Media and Communication Studies today. A conversation. tripleC – Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 9 (2): 247-271. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. The contemporary world wide web: social medium or new space of accumulation? In The political economies of media. The transformation of the global media industries, eds. Dwayne Winseck and Dal Yong Jin, 201-220. London: Bloomsbury. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. Cognitive capitalism or informational capitalism? The role of class in the information economy. In Cognitive capitalism, education and digital labor, ed. Michael Peters and Ergin Bulut, 75-119. New York: Peter Lang. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. How can surveillance be defined? MATRIZes 5 (1): 109-133. PDF
Portugese version: Fuchs, Christian. 2011. Como podemos definir vigilância? MATRIZes 5 (1): 109-136. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. Towards an alternative concept of privacy. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 9 (4): 220-237. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. A contribution to the critique of the political economy of Google. Fast Capitalism 8 (1). HTML

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. Web 2.0, prosumption, and surveillance. Surveillance & Society 8 (3): 288-309 [special issue about “Marketing, consumption and surveillance” (edited by Jason Pridmore and Detlev Zwick]. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. An alternative view of privacy on Facebook. Information 2 (1): 140-165. [special issue on “Trust and privacy in our networked world“, edited by Dieter M. Arnold and Herman T. Tavani]. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2011. New media, web 2.0 and surveillance. Sociology Compass 5 (2): 134-147. PDF
Fuchs, Christian. 2011. Teachning and learning guide for: New media, web 2.0 and surveillance. Sociology Compass 5 (6): 480-487. PDF HTML

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. Labor in informational capitalism and on the Internet. The Information Society 26 (3): 179-196. PDF
Adam Arvidsson’s and Eleanor Colleoni’s (2012) critique of this paper was published in The Information Society 28 (3): 135-150. The following article is my response to their paper:
Fuchs, Christian. 2012. With or without Marx? With or without capitalism? A rejoinder to Adam Arvidsson and Eleanor Colleoni. tripleC – Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (2): 633-645. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Google capitalism. tripleC – Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (1): 42-48. PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Göran Bolin. 2012. Introduction to the special section “Critical theory and political economy of the Internet (Nordmedia 2011)“. tripleC – Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 10 (1): 30-32. PDF

Fuchs, Christian, Matthias Schafranek, David Hakken and Marcus Breen. 2010. Capitalist crisis, communication, & culture – introduction to the special issue of tripleC. tripleC (cognition, communication, co-operation): Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 8 (2): 193-204. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. Alternative media as critical media. European Journal of Social Theory 13 (2): 173-192. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. Social software and web 2.0: their sociological foundations and implications. In Handbook of research on web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0: technologies, business, and social applications. Volume II, ed. San Murugesan, 764-789. Hershey, PA: IGI-Global. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. Social networking sites and complex technology assessment. International Journal of E-Politics 1 (3): 19-38 (special issue on “E-democracy: online youth participation and engagement”, edited by Dubravka Cecez-Kecmanovic, Ariadne Vromen, Mary Anne Kennan). PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. studiVZ: Social Networking Sites in the Surveillance Society. Ethics and Information Technology 12 (2): 171-185. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. New Imperialism: Information and Media Imperialism? Global Media and Communication 6 (1): 33-60. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. Facebook, Web 2.0 und ökonomische Überwachung. DuD – Datenschutz und Datensicherheit 7 (2010): 453-458. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. Global media and global capitalism. In Indigenous societies and cultural globalization in the 21st century. Is the global village truly real?, ed. Nnamdi Ekeanyanwu and Chinedu Okeke, 556-594. Saarbrücken: VDM. PDF

Fuchs, Christian and Marianna Obrist. 2010. HCI and Society: Towards a Typology of Universal Design Principles. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction 26 (6): 638-656. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. Class, knowledge and new media. Media, Culture & Society 32 (1): 141-150. PDF

Sandoval, Marisol and Christian Fuchs. 2010. Towards a critical theory of alternative media. Telematics and Informatics (special issue on community media, edited by Nico Carpentier and Salvatore Scifo) 27 (2): 141-150. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. Theoretical foundations of defining the participatory, co-operative, sustainable information society. Information, Communication, and Society 13 (1): 23-47. PDF

Fuchs, Christian, Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Matthias Schafranek, Celina Raffl, Marisol Sandoval and Robert Bichler. 2010. Theoretical foundations of the web: cognition, communication, and co-operation. Towards an understanding of web 1.0, 2.0, 3.0. Future Internet 2 (1): 41-59. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. The Internet – serving the revolution? Counterfire. April 24, 2010. HTML

Fuchs, Christian. 2009. Some Theoretical Foundations of Critical Media Studies: Reflections on Karl Marx and the Media. International Journal of Communication 3 (2009): 369-402. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2009. A Contribution to Theoretical Foundations of Critical Media and Communication Studies. Javnost-The Public 16 (2): 5-24. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2009. Kapitalistische Medien und kapitalistische Krise [Capitalist Media and Capitalist Crisis]. In Kapitalismus am Ende? [The End of Capitalism?], 166-172. Hamburg: VSA. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2009. Some Reflections on Manuel Castells’ Book “Communication Power”. tripleC (cognition, communicaiton, co-operation) – Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society 7 (1): 94-108. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2010. (Short) Review of “Communication Power“ (Manuel Castells). Information, Communication & Society 13 (2): 280-282. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2009. A Contribution to the Critique of the Political Economy of Transnational Informational Capitalism. Rethinking Marxism 21 (3): 387-402. PDF
Spanish version: Fuchs, Christian. 2012. Una contribución  la crítica de la economía política del capitalismo informacional transnacional. Nómadas 36: 27-41. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2009) Grundlagen der Kritik der Politischen Ökonomie der Medien [Foundations of the Critique of the Political Economy of the Media, in German, for an English version see the paper "A Contribution to Theoretical Foundations of Critical Media and Communication Studies"]. In: Fleissner, Peter/Wanek, Natascha (Eds.) (2009) Bruchstücke: Kritische Ansätze zu Politik und Ökonomie im globalisierten Kapitalismus. Berlin: trafo. pp. 97-111. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2009) Information and Communication Technologies and Society. A Contribution to the Critique of the Political Economy of the Internet. In: European Journal of Communication 24 (1): 69-87. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2009. A Contribution to Critical Globalization Studies. Centre for the Critical Study of Global Power and Politics Working Paper CSGP 09/8. Peterborough, Canada: Trent University. PDF

Fuchs, Christian. 2009.  Internet und Gesellschaft: Beiträge zu einer kritischen Theorie des Informationszeitalters [Internet and Society: Contibutions to a Critical Theory of the Information Age]. In Neue Medien und kulturelle Vielfalt [New Media and Cultural Diversity], ed. Gerhard Banse, Gerhard, Matthias Wieser, Rainer Winter, 55-79. Berlin: trafo. PDF

Fuchs, Christian, Robert Bichler and Celina Raffl. 2009. Cyberethics and co-operation in the information society. In Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (4): 447-466. PDF

Fuchs, Christian/Sandoval, Marisol (2008) Positivism, Postmodernism, or Critical Theory? A Case Study of Communications Students’ Understandings of Criticism. In: Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies. Vol. 6. No. 2. pp. 112-141. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2008) Towards a Critical Theory of Information. In: Díaz Nafria, José María/Salto Alemany, Franciso (Ed.) (2008) Qué es Información? (What is Information?) Proceedings of the First Itnernational meeting of Experts in Infromation Theories. An Interdisciplinary Approach (Primer Encuentro Internactional de Expertos Teorías de la Información. Un enfoque interdisciplinar), November 6-7, León, Spain. León: Universidad de León. ISBN: 978-84-9773-451-6. pp. 247-316. PDF
Also published in: tripleC (cognition, communication, co-operation) (2009) 7 (2): 243-292. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2009) The Role of Income Inequality in a Multivariate Cross-National Analysis of the Digital Divide. In: Social Science Computer Review. Vol. 27. No. 1. pp. 41-58. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2008) Introduction to the special issue on “ICTs and Society: PhD Students’ Transdisciplinary Research Projects”. In: tripleC (Cognition, Communication, Co-operation): Open Access Journal for a Sustainable Information Society. Vol. 6. No. 2. pp. i-viii. PDF

Raffl, Celina/Hofkirchner, Wolfgang/Fuchs, Christian/Schafranek, Matthias (2008) The Web as Techno-Social System. The Emergence of Web 3.0. In: Trappl, Robert (Ed.) Cybernetics and Systems 2008. Vienna. Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies. pp. 604-609. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2008) Sociology, Dynamic Critical Realism, and Radical Constructivism (Comment on the article “Who Conceives of Society?” by Ernst von Glasersfeld, Issue of Constructivist Foundations dedicated to the discussion of Glasersfeld’s paper). In: Constructivist Foundations. Vol. 3. No. 2. pp. 97-99. PDF (whole isse, including Glasersfeld’s paper)

Fuchs, Christian/Horak, Eva (2008) Africa and the Digital Divide. In: Telematics and Informatics. Vol. 25. No. 2. pp. 99-116. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2008) Review Essay of “Wikinomics” (Don Tapscott/Anthony D. Williams). In: International Journal of Communication. Vol. 2 (2008). pp. 1-11. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2008) The Implications of New Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainability. In: Environment, Development and Sustainability. Vol. 10. No. 3. pp. 291-310. PDF

Fuchs, Christian/Horak, Eva (2007) Informational Capitalism and the Digital Divide in Africa. In: Masaryk Journal of Law and Technology. Vol. 1. No. 2. pp. 11-32. PDF

Fuchs, Christian/Blachfellner, Stefan/Bichler, Robert (2007) The Urgent Need for Change: Rethinking Knowledge and Management. In: Stary, Christian/Barachini, Franz/Hawamdeh, Sullman (Eds.) (2007) Knowledge Management: Innovation, Technology and Cultures. Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Knowledge Management. New Jersey: World Scientific. pp. 293-307. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2007) Transnational Space and the “Network Society”. In: 21st Century Society. Vol. 2. No. 1. pp. 49-78. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) Wissenskapitalismus und Bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen. In: Appel, Margit/Blaschke, Ronald/Fuchs, Christian/Füllsack, Manfred/Gubitzer, Luise (Eds.) (2006) Grundeinkommen – In Freiheit tätig sein. Berlin. Avinus. ISBN 3-930064-73-1. pp. 187-201. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) The Self-Organization of Virtual Communities. In: Journal of New Communications Research. Vol. 1. No. 1. pp. 29-68. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2007) Informationalism. In: Bevir, Mark (Ed.) (2007) Encyclopedia of Governance. London: SAGE. pp. 446-448. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2007) Antiglobalization. In: Bevir, Mark (Ed.) (2007) Encyclopedia of Governance. London: SAGE. pp. 20-24. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) Cyberprotest und Demokratie. In: Fleissner, Peter/Romano, Vicente (Eds.) (2006) Digitale Medien – neue Möglichkeiten für Demokratie und Partizipation? Berlin. Trafo. pp. 59-94. PDF

Fuchs, Christian/Hofkirchner, Wolfgang (2006) Informatik und Gesellschaft: Ein notwendiger Zusammenhang. In: Buchinger, Eva/Felt, Ulrike (Eds.) Technik- und Wissenschaftssoziologie in Österreich: Stand und Perspektiven. Sonderband der Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Soziologie. Wiesbaden. VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. pp. 205-224. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) eParticipation Research: A Case Study on Political Online Debate in Austria. ICT&S Research Paper No. 1. Salzburg. ICT&S Center. ISSN 1990-8563. http://icts.uni-salzburg.at/media/pdf/pdf1060.pdf PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) Sustainability and the Information Society. In: Berleur, Jacques / Nurminen, Markku I./Impagliazzo, John (Eds.) (2006) Social Informatics: An Information Society for all?In remembrance of Rob King. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference ‘Human Choice and Computers’, IFIP-TC9 ‘Relationship between Computers and Society’. Heidelberg. Springer Science and Business Media, 2006. pp. 219-230. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) Towards a Global Sustainable Information Society (GSIS)? In: tripleC. Vol. 4. No. 1. pp. 40-99. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) The Nature-Society-System and the Global Sustainable Information Society. In: Trappl, Robert (Ed.) (2006) Cybernetics and Systems 2006. Vienna. Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies. Vol. 2. pp. 389-394. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) Information Society – Sustainable or Not? In: Schrenk, Manfred (Ed.) (2006) Sustainable Solutions for the Information Society. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Urban Planning and Spatial Development in the Information Society. Vienna. CORP – Competence Center for Urban and Regional Development. ISBN: 3-9502139-0-2. ISBN 3-9502139-1-0. pp. 133-141. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2006) Wie nachhaltig ist die Informationsgesellschaft? In: Stadtanalyse. Vol. 3. No. 2. pp. 11-13. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2005) The Internet as a Self-Organizing Socio-Technological System. In: Cybernetics & Human Knowing. Vol. 12, No. 3. pp. 57-81. Also in: Zimmermann, Rainer/Budanov, Vladimir (Ed.) (2005) Towards Otherland. Languages of Science and Languages Beyond. INTAS Volume of Collected Essays 3. Kassel. Kassel University Press.pp S. 7-28. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2005) Intensivierung der Arbeit. In: Haug, Wolfgang Fritz (Hrsg.) (2005) Historisch-Kritisches Wörterbuch des Marxismus. Band 6.2: Imperium bis Justiz.. Hamburg. Argument. pp. 1332-1337. PDF

Fuchs, Christian (2005) Which New (or Reactualized) Forms of Cooperation are Enabled by Electronic Technology? Some Hypotheses. In: Trans. N. 15 (August 2005). ISSN 1560-182X. Proceedings of the Conference “The Unifying Aspects of Culture”, Vienna, November 7-9, 2003. html

Fuchs, Christian (2003) Fortschritt und Utopie. In: Vorschein, Nr. 24 (hg. von Doris Zeilinger), S. 41-63.

Fuchs, Christian (2002) Der Technikbegriff bei Rosa Luxemburg und seine Bedeutung für aktuelle techniksoziologische Fragen. In: Vorschein, No. 22/23, pp. 175-188.

Christian Fuchs (2003) Globalisierung braucht Grundeinkommen. In: Dossier, 03/2003, pp. 12-14.

Fuchs, Christian (2002) Software Engineering and the Production of Surplus Value. In: Cultural Logic. A Journal of Marxist Theory of Practice. Vol. 4, No. 3.

Fuchs, Christian (2002) Informationsgesellschaftlicher Kapitalismus und die Forderung nach einem universellen, bedingungslosen Grundeinkommen.

Fuchs, Christian (2002) Zu einigen Parallelen und Differenzen im Denken von Günther Anders und Herbert Marcuse. In: In: Röpcke, Dirk/Bahr, Raimund (Hrsg.) (2002) Geheimagent der Masseneremiten – Günther Anders. Edition Art & Science. ISBN 3-902157-02-X. S. 113-127

Die Bedeutung der Fortschrittsbegriffe von Marcuse und Bloch im informationsgesellschaftlichen Kapitalismus. In: Utopie Kreativ, H. 141/142 (Juli/August 2002). S. 724-736.

GLOBALISIERUNG, Teil 3: Fuchs, Christian/Hofkirchner, Wolfgang (2002) Postfordistische Globalisierung. In: Z – Zeitschrift Marxistische Erneuerung, Nr. 50 (Juni 2002). S. 152-165.

GLOBALISIERUNG, Teil 2: Fuchs, Christian/Hofkirchner, Wolfgang (2002) Globalisierung, ein allgemeiner, dialektischer Prozess der Menschheitsgeschichte. In: Z – Zeitschrift Marxistische Erneuerung, Nr. 49 (März 2002). S. 89-102.

GLOBALISIERUNG, TEIL 1: Fuchs, Christian/Hofkirchner, Wolfgang (2001) Theorien der Globalisierung. In: Z-Zeitschrift Marxistische Erneuerung, Nr. 48 (Dez. 2001). S. 21-34

Selbstorganisierte oder kapitalistische Globalisierung? Beitrag zum ATTAC/SOL-Symposium “Handel(n) und Genuss”, 14.-16.6.2002, Markt Allhau.

Fuchs, Christian (2002) Zur Aktualität ausgewählter Aspekte des Werks Herbert Marcuses.

Fuchs, Christian (2002) On the Topicality of Selected Aspects of Herbert Marcuse’s Works.

Fuchs, Christian (2001) One-Dimensional Man 2000. Zur Aktualität Herbert Marcuses. In: Kalaschnikow, 9.11.2001.

Fuchs, Christian (2001) Leben und Selbstorganisation im postfordistischen, neoliberalen und informationsgesellschaftlichen Kapitalismus

Fuchs, Christian (2001) Technisch vermittelte Entkörperlichung – Emanzipation oder Risiko? In: Utopie Kreativ, H. 129/130 (Juli/August 2001). S. 644-658 (Als PDF-File öffnen/speichern)

Fuchs, Christian/Hofkirchner, Wolfgang (2000) Die Dialektik der Globalisierung in Ökonomie, Politik, Kultur und Technik. Beitrag beim Jubiläumskongreß der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (ÖGS). 20-23/09/2000. Wien (html-Version)
In: Proceedings des Jubiläumskongresses der ÖGS (Link).
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Fuchs, Christian (2001) Informations- und Biotechnologie – Befreiende oder herrschaftsförmige Technik? Oder: Eine marxistische Kritik des Postmodernismus.

Fuchs, Christian (2001) Die IdiotInnen des Kapitals: “Freie” Softwareproduktion – Antizipation des Postkapitalismus? In: Streifzüge 1/2001, S. 13-18

Einen sich auf diesen Artikel beziehenden Beitrag von Stefan Meretz unter dem Titel “Produktivkraftentwicklung und Aufhebung” (erschienen in Streifzüge 2/2001) gibt es hier zu lesen. Als Reaktion darauf ist wiederum der folgende Beitrag entstanden:

Fuchs, Christian (2001) Anmerkungen zu Produktivkraftentwicklung und Aufhebung

Fuchs, Christian (1999) Der Feminismus Donna Haraways und die materialistisch-feministische Kritik der Postmoderne

Fuchs, Christian (1999) Die ökonomische Krise in Südostasien

Fuchs, Christian (1999) Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien im Kontext der kontrollgesellschaftlichen Umstrukturierung. In: Moser, Helmut (Hrsg.) Sozialisation und Identitäten. Bonn. Deutscher Psychologen Verlag. S. 81-92

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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