Privacy and Capitalism in the Age of Social Media

Privacy and Capitalism in the Age of Social Media

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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 more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14.48mm | 494g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3 black & white illustrations, 10 black & white tables, 3 black & white line drawings
  • 1138940003
  • 9781138940000

About Sebastian Sevignani

Sebastian Sevignani is a member of the Unified Theory of Information Research Group, Austria, and Assistant Professor at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena s Department of Sociology, Germany."show more

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. Alternativesshow more

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