Members' books

In this section we announce recently published books by IAMCR members to the IAMCR community. If you are a member of IAMCR and would like to have your recent book listed, send us a message...


Edited by Gisela Gonçalves and Evandro Oliveira, this handbook brings together multidisciplinary and internationally diverse contributors to provide an overview of theory, research, and practice in the nonprofit and nongovernmental organization (NGO) communication field.
Edited by Joan Pedro-Carañana, Eliana Herrera-Huérfano and Juana Ochoa Almanza, this book examines communicative justice from the perspective of the pluriverse and explores how it is employed to work towards key pluriverse goals of environmental, cognitive, sociocultural, sociopolitical, and political economy justice.
Edited by Lina Dencik, Arne Hintz, Joanna Redden and Emiliano Treré, this book outlines the intricate relationship between datafication and social justice, exploring how societies are, will, and should be affected by data-driven technology and automation.
By Ralph Engelman and Carey Shenkman, this book offers an unprecedented and panoramic history of the use of the Espionage Act of 1917 as the most important yet least understood law threatening freedom of the press in modern American history.
By Simon J. Potter, David Clayton, Friederike Kind-Kovacs, Vincent Kuitenbrouwer, Nelson Ribeiro, Rebecca Scales, and Andrea Stanton, this book sets out a new research agenda for the history of international broadcasting, and for radio history more generally.
By Asta Zelenkauskaite, this open access book argues that affect-instilled arguments used in public deliberation in times of uncertainty, along with whataboutism constitute a playbook for chaos online. 
Edited by James Meese and Sara Bannerman, this volume explores how governments, policymakers and newsrooms have responded to the algorithmic distribution of the news. 
Edited by Jason Paolo Telles, John Charles Ryan and Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach, this book addresses the increasingly important subject of ecomedia by critically examining the interconnections between environment, ecology, media forms, and popular culture in the Southeast Asian region.
Edited by Philippe J. Maarek, this book presents a comparative perspective on different government communication strategies to COVID-19 around the globe.
By Christian Fuchs, this book explores how Humanism can help us to critically understand how digital technologies shape society and humanity, providing an introduction to Humanism in the digital age.
Edited by Panayiota Tsatsou, this collection offers an up-to-date examination of the role of digital inclusion in vulnerable people’s social inclusion.
Edited by Yonty Friesem, Usha Raman, Igor Kanižaj and Grace Y. Choi, this handbook showcases how educators and practitioners around the world adapted their routine media pedagogies to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, which often led to significant social, economic, and cultural hardships.
Using southern Africa as a backdrop, and its liberation history, Jane Duncan examines what an anti-capitalist perspective on intelligence and security powers could look like.
Edited by Abiodun Salawu and Israel A. Fadipe, the first volume explores the nature, philosophies and genres of indigenous African popular music, while the second volume examines how African indigenous popular music is deployed in democracy, politics and for social crusades by African artists.
Edited by Mia Lindgren and Jason Loviglio, this book takes readers through a diverse range of essays examining the core questions and key debates surrounding radio practices, technologies, industries, policies, resources, histories, and relationships with audiences.
Edited by Micky Lee, Frank Rudy Cooper and Patricia Reeve, this book explores how being "disabled" originates in the physical world, social representations and rules, and historical power relations—the interplay of which render bodies "normal" or not.
By Surbhi Dahiya, this book is an analytical chronicle of six Indian mega media conglomerates’ individual odyssey from their humble, incipient beginnings in the pre-independence era to their transformation into powerful business empires in the digitised world.
Edited by Katarzyna Kopecka-Piech and Mateusz Sobiech, this volume brings together an international team of authors to investigate a wide range of issues concerning the fundamental role of media technologies in shaping contemporary emotional life.
 
Edited by Louisa Ha and Lars Willnat, this book illustrates how professional and user-generated media can reduce international conflicts, foster mutual understanding, and transcend nationalism and ethnocentrism.
 
By Pradip Thomas, this book explores the role of both the public and private sectors in the shaping of information infrastructures in India.