Hypercapitalism: language, new media and social perceptions of value

Graham, Philip W. (2002) Hypercapitalism: language, new media and social perceptions of value. Discourse and Society, 13(2), pp. 227-249.

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Abstract

Using examples from contemporary policy and business discourses, and exemplary historical texts dealing with the notion of value, I put forward an argument as to why a critical scholarship that draws on media history, language analysis, philosophy and political economy is necessary to understand the dynamics of what is being called 'the global knowledge economy'. I argue that the social changes associated with new modes of value determination are closely associated with new media forms.

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ID Code: 26434
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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DOI: 10.1177/0957926502013002408
ISSN: 0957-9265
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Sage Publications
Deposited On: 22 Jul 2009 02:15
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2010 01:32

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