Books

Monographs and edited volumes

Allmer, Thomas and Ergin Bulut, eds. 2018. Academic Labour, Digital Media and Capitalism. Special Issue of tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 16 (1), 44-240. click for PDF

Allmer, Thomas. 2015. Critical Theory and Social Media: Between Emancipation and Commodification. Abingdon: Routledge. click for more

  • This book is an essential must-read for anyone who cares about the Internet and wants to know why we should (dis)like Facebook.
    Christian Fuchs, author of Social Media: A Critical Introduction
  • Anyone concerned with our possible futures needs to read it.
    Graham Murdock, Professor of Culture and Economy, Loughborough University
  • Jandrić, Petar. 2016. Book Review of ‘Critical Theory and Social Media: Between Emancipation and Commodification’ by Thomas Allmer. Concept: The Journal of Contemporary Community Education Practice Theory 7 (1): 1-3. click for PDF
  • Dong, Lin. 2016. Book Review of ‘Critical Theory and Social Media: Between Emancipation and Commodification’ by Thomas Allmer. Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication 63 (3): 275-276. click for PDF

Sandoval, Marisol, Christian Fuchs, Jernej A. Prodnik, Sebastian Sevignani, and Thomas Allmer, eds. 2014. Philosophers of the World Unite! Theorizing Digital Labour and Virtual Work: Definitions, Forms and Transformations. Special Issue of tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 12 (2), 464-801. click for PDF

Allmer, Thomas. 2012. Towards a Critical Theory of Surveillance in Informational Capitalism. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. click for more