Labor in the Age of Digital (Re)Production

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Political Economy of Media Industries Global Transformations and Challenges

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Chapter 12 of the book Political Economy of Media Industries Global Transformations and Challenges in Part III - New and Enduring Challenges.

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CHAPTER ONE: Introduction - Randy Nichols and Gabriela Martinez; Part I – The Film Industry; Chapter Two - The Hollywood Trilogy, The Disney Duo - Eileen R. Meehan; Chapter Three - Movie Theaters and Money: Integration and Consolidation in Film Exhibition - Ben Birkinbine; Chapter Four - How Hollywood workers unite: Labor convergence and the creation of SAG-AFTRA - Catherine McKercher and Vincent Mosco; Chapter Five - Mexican Film Industry, 2000-2018: Resurgence or assimilation? - Rodrigo Gomez; Part II – Other Media Industries; Chapter Six - The New Holy Grail:  Prime Time Television and State Production Incentive in the United States - William M. Kunz; Chapter Seven - Old Strategies in the New Paradigm: Web Series and Corporate Control - Mary P. Erickson; Chapter Eight - State Monopoly of Telecommunications in Ethiopia: Revisiting Natural Monopoly in the Era of Deregulation - Téwodros W. Workneh and H. Leslie Steeves; Chapter Nine - Through Being Cool: iTunes and the Political Economy of Music Retail - David Gracon; Chapter Ten - In Practice and Theory? A Review of Scholarship on Wikipedia’s Political Economy - Randall Livingstone; Part III – New and Enduring Challenges; Chapter Eleven - Bribe and Journalism - Jörg Becker; Chapter Twelve - Labor in the Age of Digital (Re)Production - Gerald Sussman; Chapter Thirteen - Power Under Pressure:  Digital Capitalism In Crisis - Dan Schiller; Chapter Fourteen - Minutes to Midnight: Capitalist Communication and Climate Catastrophe - Graham Murdock; Chapter Fifteen - Time, Ecology, and Commodity Fetishism - Wayne Hope

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