• Gramsci and Foucault: Hegemony in the Global Episteme

    Gramsci and Foucault: Hegemony in the Global Episteme

    David presented a paper at the Inaugural Conference on Cultural Political Economy in Lancaster, held by Bob Jessop – who wrote a review of Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment, for the back cover, and Ngai-Ling Sum, who […]

     
  • Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment

    Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment

    Mapping the resonances, dissonances, and linkages between the thought of Gramsci and Foucault to uncover new tools for socio-political and critical analysis for the twenty-first century, this book reassesses the widely-held view that their work […]

     
  • The complexity of social systems: Could hegemony emerge from the micropolitics of the individual?

    As well as an introductory chapter, outlining the background to a reassessment of the two great writers, and describing the contribution of each chapter in the book, David also included his own chapter, in the book Gramsci […]

     
  • WhatsApp? Even private chatter now exploited by billionaires

    WhatsApp? Even private chatter now exploited by billionaires

    David delivered a paper on the acquisition by Facebook of the messenger WhatsApp at the Challenging Media Landscapes conference, part of the Salford Media Festival, at Salford Quays, November 2014. The Programme is available here. […]

     
  • Virtuality and Humanity

    David published a chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Virtuality, in 2014, entitled ‘Virtuality and Humanity’. Abstract: This chapter discusses the key questions raised by its title—what should we understand by the terms virtuality, humanity, and, […]

     
  • Social Networking and Transnational Capitalism

    David published a paper in the journal, tripleC – Cognition, Communication, Co-operation, in 2011, entitled, ‘Social Networking and Transnational Capitalism’. Abstract: Social Networking Sites (SNS) have become a key component of users’ experience of the internet. […]

     
  • Socialmedia and Transnational Capitalism

    Socialmedia and Transnational Capitalism

    David presented a paper at MeCCSA in Salford, Greater Manchester, UK, entitled in January 2011. Abstract: Social Networking Sites (SNS) have become a key component of users’ experience, not just of Web 2.0 but of the growing non-web […]

     
  • Disability and Discourses of Web Accessibility

    David published a paper in the journal, Information Communication and Society, in 2009, entitled, ‘Disability and Discourses of Web Accessibility’. Abstract: Much of the World Wide Web remains inaccessible or difficult to access by people across […]

     
  • Community as Commodity: Social networking and transnational capitalism

    David published a chapter in the book Virtual Social Networks: Mediated, Massive and Multiplayer Sites, in 2009, entitled ‘Community as Commodity: Social networking and transnational capitalism.’ Abstract:Social Networking Sites (SNSs) are one of the most publicly discussed […]

     
  • IS Success and Failure: The Problem of Scale

    David published a paper in the journal Political Quarterly, in 2007, entitled ‘IS Success and Failure: The Problem of Scale’ Abstract:In the midst of Implementing Electronic Government (IEG), the almost knee-jerk reaction of our political elite seems […]