<unlike-us> Christian Fuchs - new book: Nationalism on the Internet: Critical Theory and Ideology in the Age of Social Media and Fake News
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Christian Fuchs. 2020. Nationalism on the Internet: Critical Theory and
Ideology in the Age of Social Media and Fake News. New York: Routledge.
(including reading sample/introduction)
In this timely book, critical theorist Christian Fuchs asks: What is
nationalism and what is the role of social media in the communication of
Advancing an applied Marxist theory of nationalism, Fuchs explores
nationalist discourse in the world of contemporary digital capitalism
that is shaped by social media, big data, fake news, targeted
advertising, bots, algorithmic politics, and a high-speed online
The book develops a critical theory of nationalism that is grounded in
the works of Karl Marx, Rosa Luxemburg, and Eric J. Hobsbawm.
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