In times of global capitalist crisis we are witnessing a return of critique in the form of a surging interest in critical theories (such as the critical political economy of Karl Marx) and social rebellions as a reaction to the commodification and instrumentalization of everything. On one hand,...
Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge
Critical Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility in Media and Communication Industries
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
The corporate and the social are crucial themes of our times. In the first decade of the twenty-first century, both individual lives and society were shaped by capitalist crisis and the rise of social media. But what marks the distinctively social character of "social media"? And how does it relate...
Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge
The Challenges of Web 2.0 and Social Media
The Internet has been transformed in the past years from a system primarily oriented on information provision into a medium for communication and community-building. The notion of “Web 2.0”, social software, and social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have emerged in this...
Published April 20th 2012 by Routledge