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dc.contributor.authorFaucher, Kane
dc.date.accessioned2018-07-09 23:55
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-17 11:36:31
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T12:36:26Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T12:36:26Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier1000232
dc.identifierOCN: 1051778205en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/29712
dc.description.abstract"What is ‘social capital’? The enormous positivity surrounding it conceals the instrumental economic rationality underpinning the notion as corporations silently sell consumer data for profit. Status chasing is just one aspect of a process of transforming qualitative aspects of social interactions into quantifiable metrics for easier processing, prediction, and behavioural shaping. A work of critical media studies, Social Capital Online examines the idea within the new ‘network spectacle’ of digital capitalism via the ideas of Marx, Veblen, Debord, Baudrillard and Deleuze. Explaining how such phenomena as online narcissism and aggression arise, Faucher offers a new theoretical understanding of how the spectacularisation of online activity perfectly aligns with the value system of neoliberalism and its data worship. Even so, at the centre of all, lie familiar ideas – alienation and accumulation – new conceptions of which he argues are vital for understanding today’s digital society."
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCritical Digital and Social Media Studies
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HP Philosophy::HPS Social & political philosophy
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFC Cultural studies
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFC Cultural studies::JFCA Popular culture
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JH Sociology & anthropology::JHB Sociology::JHBA Social theory
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::K Economics, finance, business & management::KC Economics::KCP Political economy
dc.subject.otherAlienation
dc.subject.othersocial capital
dc.subject.otherneoliberalism
dc.subject.otherdigital capitalism
dc.subject.otheraccumulation
dc.subject.otherdigital sociology
dc.subject.otherCommodity
dc.subject.otherLabour economics
dc.subject.otherNarcissism
dc.subject.otherThorstein Veblen
dc.titleSocial Capital Online
dc.title.alternativeAlienation and Accumulation
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.16997/book16
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy2725c638-53f3-4872-9824-99c3555366f3
oapen.relation.isbn9781911534563; 9781911534570; 9781911534587; 9781911534594
oapen.pages194
oapen.remark.publicRelevant Wikipedia pages: Capitalism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalism; Commodity - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodity; Labour economics - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labour_economics; Narcissism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcissism; Social capital - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_capital; Social media - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_media; Social relation - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_relation; Thorstein Veblen - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorstein_Veblen
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