The Utopian Internet, Computing, Communication, and Concrete Utopias: Reading William Morris, Peter Kropotkin, Ursula K. Le Guin, and P.M. in the Light of Digital Socialism

@article{Fuchs2020TheUI,
  title={The Utopian Internet, Computing, Communication, and Concrete Utopias: Reading William Morris, Peter Kropotkin, Ursula K. Le Guin, and P.M. in the Light of Digital Socialism},
  author={Christian Fuchs},
  journal={tripleC: Communication, Capitalism \& Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={18},
  pages={146-186}
}
  • C. Fuchs
  • Published 13 January 2020
  • Art
  • tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society
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