1st Edition

Privacy and Capitalism in the Age of Social Media

ISBN 9781138940000
Published March 2, 2016 by Routledge
268 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Grounded in qualitative empirical research about social media users' attitudes towards privacy and surveillance issues, this book contributes to a critical theory of information capitalism by exploring the commodification of privacy and personal data, providing a critical framing of the ongoing debate over privacy in the internet age.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1. The Empirical Study: How to Critically Research Surveillance and Privacy Issues on Social Media?  2. Privacy in Informational Capitalism  3. Privacy Theories  4. Privacy and Ideology  5. Alternatives

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