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Marxism and freedom of communication

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This article offers a schematic outline hypothesis of a Marxist approach to freedom of communication. It argues for an approach in terms of freedom of communication, not freedom of speech, of the press, or of expression. The analysis of the political economy of communication under capitalism has to be placed within the frame of historical materialism, therefore beginning with communicative behaviour as an aspect of the human 'species-being'. The contradictions of class societies in general ge...

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10.1080/03017600903205724

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MacNair, M More by this author
Journal:
Critique
Volume:
37
Issue:
4
Pages:
565-577
Publication date:
2009-12-05
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EISSN:
0301-7605
ISSN:
0011-1600
URN:
uuid:f9bd6008-d09b-4315-b03c-677b0f288d54
Source identifiers:
479214
Local pid:
pubs:479214
Language:
English
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