About Wilhelm Peekhaus
I employ critical, Marxist political economic analytical frameworks to my research, which investigates social issues that traverse the boundaries between the analog and the digital, the material and immaterial. My current research agenda, which falls broadly within the field of information policy, interrogates issues such as the labour of academic publishing, and the ways that marginalized social groups in South Africa (poor farmers) harness knowledge and information and communication technologies in their struggles for development.
2025 E Newport
Milwaukee, WI 53211
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Academic Publishing (3)
Science, Technology, and Society (4)
Agricultural Biotechnology (5)
Marxist Theory (4)
Primitive accumulation and re-appropriation of the information commons
Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science (2009)
This paper suggests that LIS might benefit from critical political economy as a way of theorizing and responding to enclosures ...