Taking Fame to Market: On the Prehistory and Post-history of Hollywood Stardom
By Barry King Taking Fame to market is the first historical exploration of the relationship between stardom as a form of popular heroism and as a commodity produced by capitalist enterprise.
Feminist Erasures: Challenging Backlash Culture
Edited by Kumarini Silva and Kaitlynn Mendes Feminist Erasures presents a collection of original essays that examines the state of feminism in North America and Western Europe. It focuses on a range of cultural and political contexts to interrogate the apathy toward, erasure...
The 2015 Urban Communication Research Grant is worth €1,500 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment. The grant is open to all IAMCR members in good standing.
Free Expression, Globalism, and the New Strategic Communication
by Monroe E. Price
Building on examples drawn from the Arab Spring, the shaping of the Internet in China, Iran's perception of foreign broadcasting, and Russia's media interventions, this book exposes the anxieties of loss of control, on the one hand, and the missed...
The Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la communication, l’information et la société (CRICIS) is organising an IAMCR pre-conference entitled News producers and the public interest/Producteurs d’information publique et intérêt public. The pre-conference will take place on 11 July 2015, the day before the main IAMCR conference...
The Social Construction of Death
Edited by Leen Van Brussel & Nico Carpentier
This edited volume aims to strengthen the paradigmatic reflections about the social construction of death in thanatology and contribute to a theoretical reinforcement of the field.